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Date Of Birth:
September 23, 1954 (60)
Birth Place:
New York City, New York, USA
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Randy Harrison Featured on Latest Episode of SPARKLE & CIRCULATE PodcastRandy Harrison Featured on Latest Episode of SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE - the official podcast of the International Order of Sodomites - has posted the sixth episode, which features an in-depth chat with Randy Harrison. The show is available on iTunes here. (more...)

Cynthia Harris to be Honored at TACT's Spring Gala; Ann Hampton Callaway Will PerformCynthia Harris to be Honored at TACT's Spring Gala; Ann Hampton Callaway Will Perform
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre, the critically acclaimed company that 'reveals, reclaims and reimagines great plays of literary merit,' will celebrate its 22nd Anniversary at its annual Spring Gala on Monday, May 11th at The University Club (One East 54th Street @ 5th Avenue). The celebratory evening will kick off at 6:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception featuring a silent auction and the popular 'Pick-a-Prize' Raffle, where attendees can select which prize they want to win, followed by dinner and live auction featuring celebrity auctioneer David Silverman at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Walk Down the Aisle on the IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Red Carpet!Photo Coverage: Walk Down the Aisle on the IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Red Carpet!
by Walter McBride - Apr 15, 2015

Tony and Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly, Tony Award winner Harriet Harris, Sierra Boggess and Lisa Howard head an outstanding cast in It Shoulda Been You, the hilarious and heartwarming new musical comedy that proves when it comes to wedding day insanity, everything is relative. It Shoulda Been You, which had a sold-out premiere at New Jersey's George Street Playhouse, officially opened last night, April 14, 2015 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the red carpet theatre arrivals below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: VANITIES, the Musical at Theatre Lab, Gimmie a T for Tumultuous!BWW Reviews: VANITIES, the Musical at Theatre Lab, Gimmie a T for Tumultuous!
by Bryan-Keyth Wilson - Apr 13, 2015

Pompoms, popularity, sorority life and a mid-life crisis are just the tip of the iceberg in VANITIES, the musical. VANITIES, a play by Jack Heifner, opened Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons in New York in 1976. The cast included Kathy Bates as Joanne, Jane Galloway as Kathy and Susan Merson as Mary. In 1981, the play was taped and televised on HBO starring Annette O'Toole, Meredith Baxter Birney and Shelley Hack. Needless to say, this script is powerful. The musical was adapted by Jack Heifner with music and lyrics by David Kirshenbaum. When a popular play is transformed into a musical, I am doubtful, but this musical had its moments. (more...)

Jenn Harris, Drew Droege & More to Honor The Indigo Girls with THE MEETING* at Joe's Pub, 4/19Jenn Harris, Drew Droege & More to Honor The Indigo Girls with THE MEETING* at Joe's Pub, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater on Sunday, April 19 at 9:30 PM to continue the Winter/Spring 2015 Season. (more...)

BWW Previews: Desert Theatreworks' Director Lance Phillips-Martinez Goes For Big Laughs as His Company Rehearses PSYCHO BEACH PARTY.BWW Previews: Desert Theatreworks' Director Lance Phillips-Martinez Goes For Big Laughs as His Company Rehearses PSYCHO BEACH PARTY.
by Audrey Liebross - Apr 7, 2015

Desert Theatreworks is presenting Charles Busch's PSYCHO BEACH PARTY as its last production of the 2014-15 season. Broadway World sat in on a recent rehearsal, in which director Lance Phillips-Martinez emphasized teaching the cast how to do physical comedy. The production will premiere April 10, 2015, at the Arthur Newman Theatre, in Palm Desert, and will run through April 19th. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

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Liz Callaway, Melissa Errico, Randy Graff and More Set for NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS This JuneLiz Callaway, Melissa Errico, Randy Graff and More Set for NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Melissa Errico, Liz Callaway, Michael McElroy, Lauren Worsham, Rachel York, Randy Graff, Kim David Smith and Danielle Grabianowski will headline the fifth annual 'Night Of A Thousand Judys' -- presented by The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre -- on Monday, June 1. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan Stops The Show With 'Don't Rain On My Parade' At MISCAST 2015Jeremy Jordan Stops The Show With 'Don't Rain On My Parade' At MISCAST 2015
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 31, 2015

Jeremy Jordan proves he could be one helluva FUNNY GIRL! (more...)

54 SINGS Series Named Show of the Year at 2015 MAC Awards; All the Winners!54 SINGS Series Named Show of the Year at 2015 MAC Awards; All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

At a ceremony held last night in New York, the Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs announced the winners of the 2015 MAC Awards. The show was hosted by Karen Mason, with musical direction by Barry Levitt, and was produced by Julie Miller and directed by Lennie Watts. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the After Party of  A TRIBUTE TO POLLY BERGENPhoto Coverage: Inside the After Party of A TRIBUTE TO POLLY BERGEN
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 27, 2015

Show business' brightest stars memorialized one of their own yesterday, at A Tribute to Polly Bergen, at the American Airlines Theatre (227 W. 42nd Street). An Emmy Award-winning actress and singer, Ms. Bergen's career spanned more than six decades in films, TV, Broadway musicals and concerts. She passed away from natural causes September 20 at age 84. A Tribute to Polly Bergen, produced by Rex Reed and Michael Alden with creative consultant Deborah Grace Winer, celebrated her life and career with a star studded lineup of participants. They included Christine Andreas, Harry Belafonte, Arlene Dahl, Raul Esparza, Michael Feinstein, Gregory Harrison, Judith Ivey, Chris Matthews, Phyllis Newman, Kelli O'Hara and cast members from the 2001 revival of Follies. (more...)

New Works Festival to Run 4/24-26 at Bay Street TheaterNew Works Festival to Run 4/24-26 at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the 2nd ANNUAL NEW WORKS FESTIVAL, April 24-26. THE READINGS ARE FREE, WITH DONATIONS REQUESTED. Tickets FOR THE PANEL DISCUSSION ON SATURDAY EVENING are available online at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for A TRIBUTE TO POLLY BERGENPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for A TRIBUTE TO POLLY BERGEN
by Walter McBride - Mar 27, 2015

Show business' brightest stars memorialized one of their own yesterday, at A Tribute to Polly Bergen, at the American Airlines Theatre (227 W. 42nd Street). An Emmy Award-winning actress and singer, Ms. Bergen's career spanned more than six decades in films, TV, Broadway musicals and concerts. She passed away from natural causes September 20 at age 84. A Tribute to Polly Bergen, produced by Rex Reed and Michael Alden with creative consultant Deborah Grace Winer, celebrated her life and career with a star studded lineup of participants. They included Christine Andreas, Harry Belafonte, Arlene Dahl, Raul Esparza, Michael Feinstein, Gregory Harrison, Judith Ivey, Chris Matthews, Phyllis Newman, Kelli O'Hara and cast members from the 2001 revival of Follies. (more...)

THE MEETING to Celebrate The Indigo Girls at Joe's Pub, 4/19THE MEETING to Celebrate The Indigo Girls at Joe's Pub, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater on Sunday, April 19 at 9:30 PM to continue the Winter/Spring 2015 Season. The April show will be a celebration of The Indigo Girls. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director with special guests will be announced. (more...)

THE MEETING to Debut in San Francisco at OASIS, 4/25THE MEETING to Debut in San Francisco at OASIS, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

?The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will make its SAN FRANCISO debut to OASIS (298 Eleventh Street, San Francisco CA) on Saturday, April 25 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

DANCENOWNYC to Present Mark Dendy's NEWYORKnewyork@AstorPlace, 5/6-9 at Joe's PubDANCENOWNYC to Present Mark Dendy's NEWYORKnewyork@AstorPlace, 5/6-9 at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

DANCENOWNYC kicks off its 20th anniversary season with the world premiere of NEWYORKnewyork@AstorPlace, a new dance-theater work by Obie and Bessie Award-winning choreographer Mark Dendy. Performances will take place Wednesday-Friday, May 6-8 at 7pm, and Saturday, May 9 at 7pm and 9pm, at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

GTG's GOLDEN SHAMROCK Gala Honors Kate Mulgrew & Kenneth Lonergan Tonight; Patrick Page PerformsGTG's GOLDEN SHAMROCK Gala Honors Kate Mulgrew & Kenneth Lonergan Tonight; Patrick Page Performs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Gingold Theatrical Group, under the leadership of David Staller, honors actress and GTG/Project Shaw alum Kate Mulgrew and award-winning playwright Kenneth Lonergan at its annual Golden Shamrock Gala tonight, March 16, at 3 West Club (3 West 51st Street). (more...)

BWW Reviews: Desert Theatreworks' NUNSENSE: THE MEGA-MUSICAL is Silly, Irreverent, and Lots of FunBWW Reviews: Desert Theatreworks' NUNSENSE: THE MEGA-MUSICAL is Silly, Irreverent, and Lots of Fun
by Audrey Liebross - Mar 11, 2015

Desert Theatreworks (DTW), one of the Coachella Valley's nonprofit theatre companies, is presenting the hilarious musical comedy, NUNSENSE: THE MEGA-MUSICAL. Dan Goggin's musical farce contains clever wordplay and groaner puns. The show as DTW presents it is silly, irreverent, and highly enjoyable. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Desert Rose's THE DIVINE SISTER is Indeed Divine, Especially for Those who Love Oddball ComedyBWW Reviews: Desert Rose's THE DIVINE SISTER is Indeed Divine, Especially for Those who Love Oddball Comedy
by Audrey Liebross - Mar 11, 2015

Charles Busch's one-act comedy, THE DIVINE SISTER, appearing at the Desert Rose Playhouse, in Rancho Mirage, is a divine parody of nun movies and a zany comedy. It is almost impossible to describe the over-the-top story, but the production is hilarious and well worth seeing. (more...)

BWW Exclusive! More Photos From BC/EFA's BROADWAY BACKWARDS 10th Anniversary ShowBWW Exclusive! More Photos From BC/EFA's BROADWAY BACKWARDS 10th Anniversary Show
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Mar 10, 2015

The 10th anniversary of Broadway Backwards capped off an exuberant, exhilarating and emotional evening of performances on Monday, March 9, 2015 with news that this year's event raised a record $466,717 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center. BroadwayWorld has exclusive photos from the show below, plus check out more images here! (more...)

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