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    Date of Birth: October 31, 1957 (57)
    Birth Place: Seattle, WA
    Gender: Male
    Photo Flash: BROADWAY LEGACY Exhibition Celebrates Carly Hughes and Grasan KingsberryPhoto Flash: BROADWAY LEGACY Exhibition Celebrates Carly Hughes and Grasan Kingsberry
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

    BROADWAY LEGACY is a photographic and editorial exhibition that boldly celebrates African American achievement in the Broadway industry. Broadway vets Carly Hughes and Grasan Kingsberry are the latest to be highlighted - check out their portraits below! (more...)

    Norm Lewis Will Celebrate the Holidays at 54 Below with SWINGIN' CHRISTMASNorm Lewis Will Celebrate the Holidays at 54 Below with SWINGIN' CHRISTMAS
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

    Norm Lewis Wishes You a Swingin' Christmas, running December 20-24 at 54 Below,is an all-new show that will help you ring in the holidays and remind you why he is one of Broadway's greatest singers and most sought-after leading men. (more...)

    Ryan Silverman Returns to Broadway's CHICAGO TonightRyan Silverman Returns to Broadway's CHICAGO Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

    The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome back Drama Desk Award nominee Ryan Silverman in the role of Billy Flynn beginning tonight, Wednesday, September 2 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). (more...)

    Brian Stokes Mitchell to Make Cafe Carlyle Debut Later This MonthBrian Stokes Mitchell to Make Cafe Carlyle Debut Later This Month
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

    Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell makes his Cafe Carlyle debut to open the fall season, September 15-26. The two-week engagement, entitled Plays With Music, will feature Broadway favorites, standards and jazz filled with beauty, joy, whimsy, romance and of course, his inspired vocal interpretations. Stephen Holden of The New York Times recently said that Stokes "brings an unprecedented fusion of theatrical heroism, pop-jazz sizzle and emotional vulnerability" and that he has "revealed an expressive fearlessness that among male pop singers has been matched only by Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles." He will be accompanied by a trio led by his long-time pianist and collaborator, Tedd Firth with Gary Haase on bass and Mark McLean on drums. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Artwork Revealed for Audra McDonald & Brian Stokes Mitchell-Led SHUFFLE ALONGPhoto Flash: Artwork Revealed for Audra McDonald & Brian Stokes Mitchell-Led SHUFFLE ALONG
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

    Next spring, Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Billy Porter, Brandon Victor Dixon, and Joshua Henry will star in Shuffle Along Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed, a striking new production that presents both the 1921 musical itself, and additionally details the events that catalyzed the songwriting team of Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake, and librettists F.E. Miller and Aubrey Lyles to create this ground-breaking work. Check out the just-released artwork for the show below and visit the official website here! (more...)

    BWW Interview: Audra McDonald Updates on P-Town Concert, Eye-Popping BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, SHUFFLE ALONG & More!BWW Interview: Audra McDonald Updates on P-Town Concert, Eye-Popping BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, SHUFFLE ALONG & More!
    by Nicole Rosky - Aug 22, 2015

    Audra McDonald has a big year ahead of her! After embarking on a concert tour this fall, the six-time Tony winner, who recenty wrapped filming for Disney's live action Beauty and the Beast, will be back on Broadway, starring alongside Brian Stokes Mitchell, Billy Porter, Joshua Henry and Brandon Victor Dixon in SHUFFLE ALONG. Before all of that, McDonald will head to Provincetown, MA to take part in the acclaimed Broadway @ Town Hall concert series, hosted by SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky. For one show only on Monday, August 24 (6:30 PM), she will be joined onstage by her husband and fellow Broadway star Will Swenson, with whom she is currently starring in Williamstown Theatre Festival's A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN. McDonald recently checked in with BroadwayWorld about Monday's concert, and updated us on all of her upcoming projects! Check out the full interview below: (more...)

    Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alexa Ray Joel & More Set for Cafe Carlyle This FallBrian Stokes Mitchell, Alexa Ray Joel & More Set for Cafe Carlyle This Fall
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

    The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel has announced the Cafe Carlyle's fall 2015 season, which features the venue debuts of the Broadway veteran Brian Stokes Mitchell, whokicks off the season, and jazz vocalist Kurt Elling; as well as the return of audience favorites Buster Poindexter (aka David Johansen), Alexa Ray Joel, John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey, and Steve Tyrell. (more...)

    Hottest Articles on BWW 8/4/2015 - 8/11/2015Hottest Articles on BWW 8/4/2015 - 8/11/2015
    by - Aug 11, 2015

    Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 8/4/2015 - 8/11/2015. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of CYMBELINE in the Park!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of CYMBELINE in the Park!
    by Jennifer Broski - Aug 11, 2015

    The Public Theater presents Cymbeline, the second show of The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Directed by Tony Award winnerDaniel Sullivan and featuring the previously announced Hamish Linklater as Posthumus Leonatus/Cloten and Lily Rabe as Imogen, Cymbeline runs through Sunday, August 23, and opened last night, August 10. The Public began the Free Shakespeare in the Park season with THE TEMPEST. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 8/10/2015 - CYMBELINE in the Park, OKLAHOMA! at The Muny and More!WAKE UP with BWW 8/10/2015 - CYMBELINE in the Park, OKLAHOMA! at The Muny and More!
    by Jessica Khan - Aug 10, 2015

    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: CYMBELINE takes the stage in Central Park, OKLAHOMA! dances into The Muny and more! (more...)

    Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/8-8/9/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/8-8/9/2015
    by - Aug 9, 2015

    Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 9, 2015 - Sunday, August 9, 2015. (more...)

    Breaking News: Billy Porter, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More Join Audra McDonald in Musical Revival SHUFFLE ALONGBreaking News: Billy Porter, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More Join Audra McDonald in Musical Revival SHUFFLE ALONG
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2015

    Next spring, Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Billy Porter, Brandon Victor Dixon, and Joshua Henry will star in SHUFFLE ALONG Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed, a striking new production that presents both the 1921 musical itself, and additionally details the events that catalyzed the songwriting team of Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake, and librettists F.E. Miller and Aubrey Lyles to create this ground-breaking work. (more...)

    Maureen McGovern to Play George Street Playhouse, 9/16Maureen McGovern to Play George Street Playhouse, 9/16
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

    George Street Playhouse announced today that award-winning vocalist MAUREEN McGOVERN will make a special appearance at the New Brunswick theatre on Wednesday, September 16 at 8pm. Joined on stage by her music director JEFF HARRIS, Ms. McGovern will offer selections from her newest show and upcoming CD, Sing, My Sisters, Sing! (more...)

    Michael J. Moritz, Jr. to Take 'US Broadway Coaching Tour' to 15 Cities This FallMichael J. Moritz, Jr. to Take 'US Broadway Coaching Tour' to 15 Cities This Fall
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

    Two time Tony Award nominated producer, two time Grammy Award nominated record producer and internationally acclaimed Music Director/Pianist Michael J. Moritz Jr. announces US Coaching Tour, spanning 15 cities over 45 days this October-November.Sessions are available for all ages and skill level. (more...)


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    Michael Campayno, Katie Rose Clarke and More to Star in TN Shakespeare's THE OLIVER EXPERIMENT Next MonthMichael Campayno, Katie Rose Clarke and More to Star in TN Shakespeare's THE OLIVER EXPERIMENT Next Month
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

    Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance, presents its third and final developing musical reading on the University of Memphis mainstage with The Oliver Experiment by Jeremy Desmon and Jeff Thomson on August 15 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

    CALL MY PUBLICIST Encore Set for York Theatre Company, 8/20CALL MY PUBLICIST Encore Set for York Theatre Company, 8/20
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

    Get the inside scoop! Due to popular demand, The York Theatre Company, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Readings Series, will present the return one-night performance of Call My Publicist! - The Starry Education of a Broadway Press Agent, written and performed by Joshua Ellis and directed by Gretchen Cryer, on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). The reading is open to the public with a suggested donation of $5.00. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: Get Happy! Watch Laura Osnes Perform with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Pioneer Day!STAGE TUBE: Get Happy! Watch Laura Osnes Perform with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Pioneer Day!
    by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2015

    She is known for bringing magic and song to life on Broadway in her award-winning role in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella. Now Laura Osnes has broughta bit of her own fairytale singing to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square. Earlier this month, Osnes joinedthe Choir and Orchestra in two gala performances entitled 'Music for a Summer Evening,' their annual concert held in conjunction with community-wide Pioneer Day celebrations. Below, check out her full concert! (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Sheena Easton, Scott Coulter and THE SPY WHO LOVED ME at SF SymphonyBWW Reviews: Sheena Easton, Scott Coulter and THE SPY WHO LOVED ME at SF Symphony
    by Harmony Wheeler - Jul 24, 2015

    Singer Scott Coulter joked that those sitting in the Terrace sections had the "view to kill" at Thursday's San Francisco Symphony concert, but truly all who attended enjoyed a "killer" evening of action-packed, sensual scores and vocals. (more...)

    Audra McDonald Reacts to Passing of RAGTIME Author E.L. Doctorow; Watch Her Performance in MusicalAudra McDonald Reacts to Passing of RAGTIME Author E.L. Doctorow; Watch Her Performance in Musical
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

    Audra McDonald, who starred in the role of 'Sarah' inthe original Broadway production of RAGTIME, for which she earnedher third Tony Award, turned to Twitter to express her sorrow overtoday's news. (more...)

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