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Date Of Birth:
January 31, 1921 (94)
Birth Place:
Seattle, WA, USA
Gender:
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The Evergreen Players to Present FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: GREATEST HITS, 7/10-8/2The Evergreen Players to Present FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: GREATEST HITS, 7/10-8/2
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

The Evergreen Players presents 'Forbidden Broadway: Greatest Hits' July 10 through August 2 at Center Stage, 27608 Fireweed Drive, Evergreen, CO, 80439. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 Adults; $20 Students/Seniors (60+)/Students; $15 Youth; $60 Family 4-pack and available online at 5www.evergreenplayers.org or by calling 303-674-4934 or. Group discounts available. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Laugh Along with FORBIDDEN BROADWAY'S GREATEST HITS at Act II PlayhouseBWW Reviews: Laugh Along with FORBIDDEN BROADWAY'S GREATEST HITS at Act II Playhouse
by Kelli Curtin - May 26, 2015

If you enjoy Broadway musicals and hilarious satire, you will get a healthy dose of both of these in FORBIDDEN BROADWAY'S GREATEST HITS at Act II Playhouse. This show is the "best of the best." Not only is it a spoof of Broadway shows, but it also has a phenomenal cast, and it is set in the intimate setting of Act II Playhouse, which works as the perfect setting for this cabaret style show. This production of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY'S GREATEST HITS at Act II Playhouse tackles the best and brightest of Broadway with vigor and enthusiasm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Megan Hilty Returns To Cafe CarlylePhoto Coverage: Megan Hilty Returns To Cafe Carlyle
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 22, 2015

Having garnered acclaim for performances on stage and screen, Megan Hilty makes her return to Cafe Carlyle in a two-week engagement, May 19-30. Hilty will perform selections from the Great American Songbook as well as fan favorites from NBC's hit musical drama, Smash. Of her previous engagement at the Cafe, Stephen Holden of The New York Times exclaimed, "Ms. Hilty projected the attitude of a frisky, fun-loving gal… she reveled in the pleasure of as big and loud a sound as she could muster." Hilty will be joined by Music Director Matt Cusson on piano, Brian Gallagher on guitar, Ryan Hoagland on percussion and Dennis Keefe on bass. (more...)

Photo Coverage: New York Celebrates a Legend- Go Inside the Launch of THE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY ExhibitPhoto Coverage: New York Celebrates a Legend- Go Inside the Launch of THE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY Exhibit
by Walter McBride - May 21, 2015

Al Hirschfeld immortalized celebrities, politicians, Broadway productions, films, television shows and beyond with his iconic linear drawings for nine decades, establishing himself as one of the most important contemporary portrait artists. Over a decade since the legendary artist drew his final line drawing, he continues to inspire. This spring, Hirschfeld will be celebrated with the publication of a new book and a major exhibition at the New-York Historical Society. Just last night the New-York Historical Society celebrated the launch of The Hirschfeld Century: The Art of Al Hirschfeld. the first major retrospective of Hirschfeld. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you inside the exhibit! (more...)

Photo Coverage: New-York Historical Society Celebrates Launch of THE HIRSCHFELD CENTURYPhoto Coverage: New-York Historical Society Celebrates Launch of THE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY
by Walter McBride - May 21, 2015

Al Hirschfeld immortalized celebrities, politicians, Broadway productions, films, television shows and beyond with his iconic linear drawings for nine decades, establishing himself as one of the most important contemporary portrait artists. Over a decade since the legendary artist drew his final line drawing, he continues to inspire.  This spring, Hirschfeld will be celebrated with the publication of a new book and a major exhibition at the New-York Historical Society.  Just last night the New-York Historical Society celebrated the launch of The Hirschfeld Century: The Art of Al Hirschfeld. the first major retrospective of Hirschfeld. Below, check out photos from insode the special cocktail party! (more...)

Brooke Shields, Jackie Hoffman & Sasheer Zamata Join CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY's June ShowsBrooke Shields, Jackie Hoffman & Sasheer Zamata Join CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY's June Shows
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography has added Brooke Shields, Jackie Hoffman, SNL's Sasheer Zamata and a show on June 8 at 7pm at The Triad (Stage 72 -- 158 West 72nd Street) following its scheduled shows on 6/1 at 7pm and 6/6 at 9:30pm which will celebrate Broadway and the upcoming Tony Awards. In June the production will also welcome familiar faces of Broadway, Film & TV  including Tony Award-winner Roger Bart (You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, The Producers), Tony Award-nominee Mario Cantone (Laugh Whore, Assassins, Sex and the City), Oscar-nominee Carol Kane (Broadway in Wicked, Harvey), Rachel Dratch (SNL), Tate Donovan (Broadway in Amy's View, Good People, TV's 24, Damages), comedy legend and Tony Award-winner Alan Zweibel (Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me),  Tim Kazurinsky (SNL, Police Academy,  Broadway's An Act of God) and Drama Desk-winners Eugene Pack & Dayle Reyfel. (more...)

Jim Caruso's CAST PARTY Heads to Miami This MonthJim Caruso's CAST PARTY Heads to Miami This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Recently, Caruso and musical director Billy Stritch have taken the extreme open mic on the road, celebrating talent in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Dallas, Chicago and London. Now, the dynamic duo will bring the musical madness to Miami, debuting at Cabaret South Beach on May 28.  (more...)

BWW News: SENIOR STAR SEARCH Set in LA for July 12BWW News: SENIOR STAR SEARCH Set in LA for July 12
by Don Grigware - May 12, 2015

Actress/producer/motivational speaker/champion of senior causes Jackie Goldberg, known more popularly as the Pink Lady and 'Pink' o her friends, has come up with yet another fantastic idea to help promote permanent senior entertainment in greater Los Angeles. The event is appropriately entitled Senior Star Search, a senior competition that will be held on Sunday July 12 at the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre at Barnsdall Park, Hollywood. Co-producing the event will be actress/singer/humanitarian Barbara Van Orden, known for her outrageous Las Vegas night club act as well as her close involvement in producing LA's Next Great Stage Star held annually at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal in North Hollywood. Goldberg and Van Orden as co-producers of Senior Star Search wish to bring active, motivated seniors into local live entertainment. They are hopeful that more than 200 interested entertainers 55 or older will come forth to audition for the event on May 23rd and 24th. (more...)

13th Street Rep Celebrates Ray DeMattis' 50th Anniversary in the Biz13th Street Rep Celebrates Ray DeMattis' 50th Anniversary in the Biz
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

The 13th Street Repertory Theater celebrated veteran stage/film/TV actor Ray DeMattis' 50th anniversary in the business -- honoring his lifetime achievements -- by proclaiming May 10th 'Ray DeMattis Day.'  DeMattis was presented with a framed certificate of honor by one of his proteges -- Michael J.C. Anderson, an actor with the 13th Street Rep.  And DeMattis, in turn, presented the first annual  'Ray DeMattis Award,' honoring young artists-to-watch, to actors Cody Jordan and John Brady, co-stars of Chip Deffaa's musical-comedy success  'Mad About the Boy.'  They each received a plaque, a copy of a cast album featuring DeMattis ('Flora the Red Menace'), and a $100.00 honorarium. (more...)

Renee Fleming, Tony Danza & More to be Honored at Inside Broadway's Beacon AwardsRenee Fleming, Tony Danza & More to be Honored at Inside Broadway's Beacon Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

Inside Broadway's Executive Director Michael Presser has announced that on Monday, June 15, the organization will honor renowned opera singer Renee Fleming (who starred on Broadway this season in Living on Love) and Broadway & TV star Tony Danza (who starred on Broadway this season in Honeymoon In Vegas) at their annual Beacon Awards. Taking place at The JW Marriott Essex House (160 Central Park South), the Broadway Beacon Awards are presented to individuals in the theatre and Times Square community who have been advocates for increasing the audience for live theatre and for understanding the importance of Arts and Education in the lives of New York City's young people. The first Broadway Beacon Award was given to Carol Channing in 1995. (more...)

Carol Kane, Rachel Dratch & More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY in JuneCarol Kane, Rachel Dratch & More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY in June
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography is celebrating Broadway and the upcoming Tony Awards with two performances on Monday, June 1 at 7pm and Saturday, June 6 at 9:30pm at The Triad (Stage 72 -- 158 West 72nd Street). (more...)

Alfred Molina & More to Be Honored at Actors Fund's 19th Annual TONY AWARDS Viewing PartyAlfred Molina & More to Be Honored at Actors Fund's 19th Annual TONY AWARDS Viewing Party
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

The Actors Fund is thrilled to announce that several exciting stars of stage and screen have joined the line-up of presenters and performers for the 19th Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Joshua Ellis Shares True Stories of a Broadway Press Agent in CALL MY PUBLICIST!BWW TV Exclusive: Joshua Ellis Shares True Stories of a Broadway Press Agent in CALL MY PUBLICIST!
by Randy Rainbow - Apr 26, 2015

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director), as part of its acclaimed Developmental Readings Series, presented CALL MY PUBLICIST! - The Starry Education of a Broadway Press Agent, written and performed by Joshua Ellis. This premiere reading, directed by Gretchen Cryer was presented earlier this month at The York Theatre Company. BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive highlights from the special night below! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Jon Peterson to Mark 10th Anniversary Starring in GEORGE M. COHAN TONIGHT!; Script Set for Release FridayBWW Exclusive: Jon Peterson to Mark 10th Anniversary Starring in GEORGE M. COHAN TONIGHT!; Script Set for Release Friday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Jon Peterson has a lot to celebrate right now. Peterson, who won numerous honors when he starred in Chip Deffaa's Off-Broadway musical play 'George M. Cohan Tonight!' at the Irish Repertory Theater, will celebrate on Friday his tenth year of starring in the show, which--since its debut in New York--has taken him all across the country. (more...)

Andrea McArdle Stars in Media Theatre's HELLO DOLLY, Opening TonightAndrea McArdle Stars in Media Theatre's HELLO DOLLY, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

She's back where she belongs! 'Hello Dolly' starring Andrea McArdle is at The Media Theatre tonight, April 22 to May 24. Andrea McArdle returns to the award-winning professional music theatre venue after winning accolades as 'Mame' two years ago. (more...)

Megan Hilty Returning to Cafe Carlyle Next MonthMegan Hilty Returning to Cafe Carlyle Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Having garnered acclaim for performances on stage and screen, Megan Hilty makes her return to Cafe Carlyle in a two-week engagement, May 19-30. In Songs For My Daughter, Hilty will perform the classics that shaped her childhood and which she'll pass on to her recently-born daughter. Of her previous engagement at the Cafe, Stephen Holden of The New York Times exclaimed, 'Ms. Hilty projected the attitude of a frisky, fun-loving gal... she reveled in the pleasure of as big and loud a sound as she could muster.' Hilty will be joined by Music Director Matt Cusson on piano, Brian Gallagher on guitar, Ryan Hoagland on percussion and Dennis Keefe on bass. (more...)

The Houston Symphony Presents A TRIBUTE TO MARVIN HAMLISCH, 4/24-26The Houston Symphony Presents A TRIBUTE TO MARVIN HAMLISCH, 4/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

The Houston Symphony is proud to present A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch to honor the life, musical accomplishments and longstanding career of multiple award-winning composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch. (more...)

New-York Historical Society to Celebrate Al Hirschfeld with New Exhibition, BookNew-York Historical Society to Celebrate Al Hirschfeld with New Exhibition, Book
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Al Hirschfeld immortalized celebrities, politicians, Broadway productions, films, television shows and beyond with his iconic linear drawings for nine decades, establishing himself as one of the most important contemporary portrait artists. Over a decade since the legendary artist drew his final line drawing, he continues to inspire. This spring, Hirschfeld will be celebrated with the publication of a new book and a major exhibition at the New-York Historical Society. (more...)

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Presents A TRIBUTE TO JOHN WILLIAMS, 5/28-31The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Presents A TRIBUTE TO JOHN WILLIAMS, 5/28-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly leads the BSO and the Baltimore Choral Arts Society in the final SuperPops program of the season, a tribute to the work of film composer John Williams, considered one of the greatest of all time. On Thursday, May 28 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, and Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday, May 31 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, audiences will hear some of the most popular and recognizable film scores in cinematic history including music from Superman, Home Alone, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Harry Potter, Schindler's List, Star Wars, Saving Private Ryan and E.T. See below for complete program details. (more...)

Photo Flash: Culture & Cocktails at The Colony Welcomes Tommy TunePhoto Flash: Culture & Cocktails at The Colony Welcomes Tommy Tune
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

The popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS, hosted by the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, recently concluded its 10th anniversary season by attracting 175 song and dance fans to The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach for a Conversation with Broadway legend Tommy Tune. (more...)

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