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Date Of Birth:
November 23, 1887
Date Of Death:
February 02, 1969 (81)
Birth Place:
Camberwell, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
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Boris Karloff News

Date of Birth: November 23, 1887
Date of Death: February 02, 1969 (81)
Birth Place: Camberwell, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
28-Year-Old Roy Alexander Weise Receives 2016 JMK Young Director Award28-Year-Old Roy Alexander Weise Receives 2016 JMK Young Director Award
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The Trustees of the JMK Trust are happy to announce today that the winner of the 19th annual James Menzies-Kitchin Young Director Award is Roy Alexander Weise. (more...)

ARSENIC & OLD LACE Opens Tomorrow at Derby Dinner PlayhouseARSENIC & OLD LACE Opens Tomorrow at Derby Dinner Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Derby Dinner Playhouse kicks off their 2016-2017 season with the popular comedy ARSENIC & OLD LACE, opening May 18 and running through June 26, 2016.  For ticket information please call 812-288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com (more...)

BWW Interview:  Director Louis Scarpati of 5 WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS in HackensackBWW Interview: Director Louis Scarpati of 5 WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS in Hackensack
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 12, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Louis Scarpati who directs 'FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS' at The Company Theatre Group in Hackensack. The show will be onstage through Sunday, April 17th. (more...)

Berkeley Symphony to Close Season with FRANKENSTEIN SYMPHONY, 5/5Berkeley Symphony to Close Season with FRANKENSTEIN SYMPHONY, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

BERKELEY, CA (March 22, 2016) – Music Director Joana Carneiro and Berkeley Symphonyclose their 2015-16 season Thursday, May 5 at 8 pm at Zellerbach Hall with the West Coast premiere of Mark Grey's Frankenstein Symphony, which the Orchestra co-commissioned with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Violinist Simone Porter makes her first appearance in the Bay Area, performing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto with the Orchestra. (more...)

Grippo Stage Co.'s THE BEN HECHT SHOW to Premiere This Summer at Piven TheatreGrippo Stage Co.'s THE BEN HECHT SHOW to Premiere This Summer at Piven Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

The fascinating life of Chicago newspaperman turned legendary playwright, screenwriter and novelist Ben Hecht takes center stage in Grippo Stage Company's world premiere of THE BEN HECHT SHOW, written and performed by James Sherman and directed by Dennis Za?ek. (more...)

THE BEN HECHT SHOW to Debut This Summer at Piven TheatreTHE BEN HECHT SHOW to Debut This Summer at Piven Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

The fascinating life of Chicago newspaperman turned legendary playwright, screenwriter and novelist Ben Hecht takes center stage in Grippo Stage Company's world premiere of THE BEN HECHT SHOW, written and performed by James Sherman and directed by Dennis Za?ek. (more...)

BWW Review: FRANKENSTEIN'S WAKE at CPT - A Thought-Provoking Reimagining of the Shelly LegendBWW Review: FRANKENSTEIN'S WAKE at CPT - A Thought-Provoking Reimagining of the Shelly Legend
by Roy Berko - Jan 19, 2016

When the mention of the name Frankenstein is made, the common visual reference is that of Boris Karloff, who was a large green monster with screws in his head, as featured in the 1931 horror film. Karloff, in fact, played Frankenstein's monster, not Henry Frankenstein, the young scientist who created the being from parts collected from various sources, including the brain of a criminal, which was brought to life through electrical devices. (more...)

Myra Carter, Who Starred in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN, Dies at 86Myra Carter, Who Starred in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN, Dies at 86
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Myra Carter, winner of the 1994 Drama Desk, Obie, Outer Critics Circle, and Lucille Lortel Awards for her acclaimed performance in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN, passed away on Saturday, January 9th, at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. Myra was a long time resident of New York City's West Village. She was 86 years old. (more...)

Scoop: HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS on NBC - Wednesday, December 23, 2015Scoop: HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS on NBC - Wednesday, December 23, 2015
by TV Scoop - Dec 14, 2015

Get all the scoop on HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS, airing on NBC on Wednesday, December 23, 2015! (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY Lights Up Dutch Apple for ChristmasBWW Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY Lights Up Dutch Apple for Christmas
by Marakay Rogers - Dec 1, 2015

The Red Ryder BB Gun and the fishnet-clad leg lamp grace the Dutch Apple stage for the Christmas season. (more...)

1931 FRANKENSTEIN Film Set for Screening with New Score by UT Wind Ensemble Tonight1931 FRANKENSTEIN Film Set for Screening with New Score by UT Wind Ensemble Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

Texas Performing Arts presents a screening of the1931 film FRANKENSTEIN, starring Boris Karloff as the Frankenstein monster, featuring a new film score by composer Michael Shapiro performed by The University of Texas Wind Ensemble, Jerry F. Junkin, conductor. The first half of the program features the UT Wind Ensemble performing Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D Minor and Dukas' The Sorcerer's Apprentice, with video projections designed by UT graduate Stephanie Busing. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Orchestra Presents PHANTOMS OF THE ORCHESTRA TonightPacific Symphony Orchestra Presents PHANTOMS OF THE ORCHESTRA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2015

Most folks didn't discover the world of classical music through formal concerts. They discovered it through Elmer Fudd singing 'Kill the Wabbit!' and by watching Mickey Mouse trying to stop an army of living broomsticks from drowning him. That same spirit of curiosity, discovery, informality and playfulness fills the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall tonight, Oct. 24, at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., as Pacific Symphony launches its 2015-16 Family Musical Mornings season, sponsored by Farmers & Merchants Bank, with 'Phantoms of the Orchestra.' (more...)

1931 FRANKENSTEIN Film Set for Screening with New Score by UT Wind Ensemble, 10/291931 FRANKENSTEIN Film Set for Screening with New Score by UT Wind Ensemble, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Texas Performing Arts presents a screening of the1931 film FRANKENSTEIN, starring Boris Karloff as the Frankenstein monster, featuring a new film score by composer Michael Shapiro performed by The University of Texas Wind Ensemble, Jerry F. Junkin, conductor. The first half of the program features the UT Wind Ensemble performing Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D Minor and Dukas' The Sorcerer's Apprentice, with video projections designed by UT graduate Stephanie Busing. (more...)

Universal Music Enterprises' Ultimate Holiday Music Guide For Everyone On Your List, From The Naughty To The NiceUniversal Music Enterprises' Ultimate Holiday Music Guide For Everyone On Your List, From The Naughty To The Nice
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

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FSLC Announces Scary Movies 9 Lineup & Hitchcock/Truffaut Special EventFSLC Announces Scary Movies 9 Lineup & Hitchcock/Truffaut Special Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for Scary Movies 9, the annual horror fest featuring highly anticipated new thrillers, genre rarities, and special guests (more...)

LES MISERABLES Lyricist Herbert Kretzmer Turns 90 as World's Longest Running Musical Turns 30LES MISERABLES Lyricist Herbert Kretzmer Turns 90 as World's Longest Running Musical Turns 30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Herbert Kretzmer, the former London theatre critic who went on to write the lyrics for LES MISERABLES, the longest running and most successful musical in the world, will celebrate his 90 th birthday on October 5th. (more...)

Sackerson Brings BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN to Life in Salt Lake City Warehouse TonightSackerson Brings BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN to Life in Salt Lake City Warehouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2015

Sackerson continues its theatrical experiments bringing BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN to life using the original 1935 film soundtrack synched to live performers in a Salt Lake City industrial warehouse. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Present PHANTOMS OF THE ORCHESTRA, 10/24Pacific Symphony Orchestra to Present PHANTOMS OF THE ORCHESTRA, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Orange County, Calif.—Sept. 15, 2015—Most folks didn't discover the world of classical music through formal concerts. They discovered it through Elmer Fudd singing “Kill the Wabbit!” and by watching Mickey Mouse trying to stop an army of living broomsticks from drowning him. That same spirit of curiosity, discovery, informality and playfulness fills the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., as Pacific Symphony launches its 2015-16 Family Musical Mornings season, sponsored by Farmers & Merchants Bank, with “Phantoms of the Orchestra.” This Halloween-themed concert features the orchestra, under the direction of its new assistant conductor, Roger Kalia, joined by the renowned Magic Circle Mime Company (MCMCo). While the Symphony brings the music to life, the story is told by MCMCo, one of the most popular and highly acclaimed family attractions in the nation. The company is consistently praised for its creativity, innovation, and theatricality. (more...)

Sackerson to Bring BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN to Life in Salt Lake City WarehouseSackerson to Bring BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN to Life in Salt Lake City Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

Sackerson continues its theatrical experiments bringing BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN to life using the original 1935 film soundtrack synched to live performers in a Salt Lake City industrial warehouse. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ARSENIC AND OLD LACE at Chaffin's BarnBWW Reviews: ARSENIC AND OLD LACE at Chaffin's Barn
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 9, 2015

Arsenic and Old Lace, Joseph Kesselring's iconic stage comedy cum murder mystery that plays on the pop culture aspects of life in 1940s Brooklyn, has been around so long - and produced so often - that you might, at first blush, consider it just another title from theater's storied past, one that seems dated and rather unpretentiously charming, yet uncompelling. (more...)

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