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Date Of Birth:
September 23, 1954 (60)
Birth Place:
New York City, New York, USA
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Photo Flash: Charles Busch & John Epperson Visit FABULOUS! The MusicalPhoto Flash: Charles Busch & John Epperson Visit FABULOUS! The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

After receiving popular & critical acclaim this fall, Fabulous! the high seas musical romp was Off-Broadway's Valentine production on Saturday February 14th and play through Sunday, May 17th at the Write Act Repertory Theatre (Times Square Arts Center, 300 West 43rd Street). Produced by Roy Nevans, John Lant and FABCO Productions in association with Write Act Repertory and Tamra Pica, Fabulous! features a book and lyrics by Dan Derby, music by Michael Rheault, original direction by Rick Hamilton, original choreography by Mary Lauren along with musical direction by Ted Arthur. Below, check out pictures of the cast with special guests, famed crossdressers Charles Busch and John Epperson! (more...)

The Skivvies, Barb Jungr, Jinkx Monsoon & More Nominated for 2015 MAC Awards; Full List!The Skivvies, Barb Jungr, Jinkx Monsoon & More Nominated for 2015 MAC Awards; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs will present the 29th Annual MAC Awards on Thursday, March 26st, at 7:30pm, at B.B King Blues Club & Grill in New York City. (more...)

Hamish Linklater and Lily Rabe to Lead Red Bull's THE DUTCH COURTESAN Reading Next WeekHamish Linklater and Lily Rabe to Lead Red Bull's THE DUTCH COURTESAN Reading Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Red Bull Theater's next Revelation Reading, John Marston's The Dutch Courtesan, directed by Michael Sexton, featuring Hamish Linklater and Lily Rabe, along with Matthew Amendt, Michael Braun, Lucas Caleb Rooney, Autumn Dornfeld, Cameron Folmar, Don Guillory, Daniel K. Isaac, David Manis, Kathryn Meisle, Rachel Mewbron, Steven Rattazzi, Kate Skinner, and more, will take place March 2nd at 7:30 pm at the Lucille Lortel Theater, 121 Christopher Street. (more...)

Lee Roy Reams, Roberta Wallach & Rosie Mendez Join Theater for the New City's Tammy Grimes TributeLee Roy Reams, Roberta Wallach & Rosie Mendez Join Theater for the New City's Tammy Grimes Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

The two-time Tony Award-winning actress Tammy Grimes (PRIVATE LIVES, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN) and composer David Amram (scores for the films SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE) will be honored at Theater for the New City's 12th annual LOVE 'N COURAGE evening on Monday, March 2 at 6 p.m. (more...)

Lily Tomlin Joins BC/EFA's 2015 BROADWAY BACKWARDS Lineup; Rob McClure to Co-Host with Julie Halston!Lily Tomlin Joins BC/EFA's 2015 BROADWAY BACKWARDS Lineup; Rob McClure to Co-Host with Julie Halston!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award winner Lily Tomlin will make a special guest appearance next month in the 10th anniversary edition of Broadway Backwards. Also joining the lineup is Honeymoon in Vegas star Rob McClure, who will share hosting duties with Julie Halston from the current hit revival of You Can't Take It With You. (more...)

Kim David Smith, Trapper Felides and More Set for THE MEETING at Joe's Pub, 2/15Kim David Smith, Trapper Felides and More Set for THE MEETING at Joe's Pub, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to Joe's Pub at The Public Theater on Sunday, February 15 at 9:30 PM to continue the Winter/Spring 2015 Season. The February show will be a celebration of International Bottom Appreciation Day, the holiday traditionally held on February 15, the day after Valentine's Day. Click here for a brief history of the holiday. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director with special guests Kim David Smith, L'Manda, Trapper Felides, Chris Tyler and Brian Moylan. (more...)

Lena Hall, Mario Cantone, Norm Lewis & More Join BROADWAY BACKWARDS Line-Up!Lena Hall, Mario Cantone, Norm Lewis & More Join BROADWAY BACKWARDS Line-Up!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

More of Broadway's best performers have joined the lineup for next month's 10th anniversary edition of Broadway Backwards. The one night only benefit will now include performances by Tony Award winners Lena Hall and Lillias White, Tony nominees Charles Busch, Mario Cantone, Robin de Jesus, Norm Lewis, LeeRoy Reams and Douglas Sills and favorites Telly Leung, Maureen McGovern and Micah Stock. (more...)

Gingold Theatrical Group's GOLDEN SHAMROCK Gala to Honor Kate Mulgrew & Kenneth Lonergan; Patrick Page to PerformGingold Theatrical Group's GOLDEN SHAMROCK Gala to Honor Kate Mulgrew & Kenneth Lonergan; Patrick Page to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

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

Olympia Dukakis and More Set for HIPPOLYTOS, Red Bull Theater's Next 'Revelation Reading', 2/16Olympia Dukakis and More Set for HIPPOLYTOS, Red Bull Theater's Next 'Revelation Reading', 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

The next Revelation Reading, Euripides' HIPPOLYTOS, directed by Ted Pappas with Olympia Dukakis, Laila Robins, Robert Cuccioli, Clifton Duncan, Gina Daniels, Phillipe Bowgen, Catherine Gowl, Lara Hillier, January LaVoy, Deanne Lorette, Bhavesh Patel, Jean Tafler, and Edward James Hyland, will take place Monday, February 16th at Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Charles Busch Makes 92Y 'Lyrics & Lyricists' Debut with HERE'S TO THE GIRLS!Photo Coverage: Charles Busch Makes 92Y 'Lyrics & Lyricists' Debut with HERE'S TO THE GIRLS!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 8, 2015

Artistic director Charles Busch -- in his Lyrics & Lyricists debut -- served up a cavalcade of stories and songs about the legendary women of Hollywood's movie musical Golden Age in 'Here's to the Girls!' last night, February 7, at 92Y. BroadwayWorld has there and brings you photos from the show below! (more...)

C.O.A.L. to Premiere at 59E59 Theaters, 3/5-22C.O.A.L. to Premiere at 59E59 Theaters, 3/5-22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

59E59 Theaters welcomes Mary J. Davis and MBL Productions with C.O.A.L. (Confessions of a Liar), written by David Brian Colbert and directed by Craig Baldwin. C.O.A.L. (Confessions of a Liar) begins performances on Thursday, March 5 for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 22. Press opening is Wednesday, March 11 at 7:30 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday & Saturday at 8:30 PM; and Sunday at 3:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $18 ($12.60 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.59e59.org. (more...)

THE MEETING to Celebrate 'Bottom Appreciation Day' at Joe's Pub, 2/15THE MEETING to Celebrate 'Bottom Appreciation Day' at Joe's Pub, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

?The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to Joe's Pub at The Public Theater on Sunday, February 15 at 9:30 PM to continue the Winter/Spring 2015 Season. (more...)

Tammy Grimes & David Amram to be Honored at Theater for the New City's LOVE N' COURAGE BenefitTammy Grimes & David Amram to be Honored at Theater for the New City's LOVE N' COURAGE Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

The two-time Tony Award-winning actress Tammy Grimes (PRIVATE LIVES, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN) and composer David Amram (scores for the films SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE) will be honored at Theater for the New City's 12th annual LOVE 'N COURAGE evening on Monday, March 2 at 6 p.m. The National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South), it has been announced by Crystal Field, TNC's Executive Director (and an actress who appeared in SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS). Ms. Grimes will be awarded Theater for the New City's LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD. (more...)

Allison Janney Set for 'CONVERSATIONS WITH COCO' at LA LGBT Center, 3/7Allison Janney Set for 'CONVERSATIONS WITH COCO' at LA LGBT Center, 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

For the ninth installment of the Los Angeles LGBT Center's ongoing series Conversations With Coco - Miss Coco Peru's series of live, unscripted interviews with celebrated performing artists - the LA drag legend welcomes the multiple award-winning actress Allison Janney to the Center's Renberg Theatre on Saturday, March 7, at 8pm. (more...)

MTC's Lynne Meadow to Direct New York Debut of Melissa Ross's OF GOOD STOCK This SummerMTC's Lynne Meadow to Direct New York Debut of Melissa Ross's OF GOOD STOCK This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club is pleased to announce the New York premiere of Of Good Stock, the new play by Melissa Ross (Thinner Than Water, Too Much Too Soon), directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Assembled Parties, Wit, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife). The limited engagement of Of Good Stock will begin previews Tuesday, June 2 and open Tuesday, June 23 at MTC at New York City Center -- Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

CALDERON'S LIFE IS A DREAM and 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE Coming Up Off-BroadwayCALDERON'S LIFE IS A DREAM and 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE Coming Up Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Coming up next off-Broadway - Calderon's Life Is A Dream, directed by Matthew Rauch and starring Steven Boyer, Clifton Duncan, Zoe Kazan, Ismenia Mendes, Patrick Page, Jay O. Sanders, Thom Sesma, Nick Westrate, and more on Monday, February 2nd at SoHo Playhouse. Plus, it's your last chance to see Red Bull Theater's finale of its three-part series in collaboration with the Shakespeare Society: Shakespeare and the Jacobeans on Film. See John Ford's 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE, a film by Roland Joffe, on Sunday, January 25th at the SVA Theatre. (more...)

MCC Theater Sets All-Star Lineup for 2015 MISCAST GALA: Uzo Aduba, Laura Benanti, Jeremy Jordan & More!MCC Theater Sets All-Star Lineup for 2015 MISCAST GALA: Uzo Aduba, Laura Benanti, Jeremy Jordan & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

MCC THEATER has announced the all-star lineup of performers set for their annual Miscast gala, including: Uzo Aduba, recent Emmy Award winner for "Orange is the New Black"; Tony Award winners Laura Benanti, Linda Lavin and Jessie Mueller; Tony Award nominees Annaleigh Ashford, Christopher Fitzgerald, Joshua Henry, Jeremy Jordan and Ramin Karimloo; and stage and screen stars Ana Gasteyer and Cheyenne Jackson. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/21/2015 - Mitchell Returns to HEDWIG, TUCK EVERLASTING Begins in Atlanta and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/21/2015 - Mitchell Returns to HEDWIG, TUCK EVERLASTING Begins in Atlanta and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jan 21, 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: John Cameron Mitchell slips into HEDWIG's familiar stilettos, TUCK EVERLASTING starts up in Atlanta, Tom Stoppard's THE HARD PROBLEM begins across the pond and more! (more...)

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...)

BWW Interviews: Columbus Immersive Theater Heats Up with PSYCHO BEACH PARTYBWW Interviews: Columbus Immersive Theater Heats Up with PSYCHO BEACH PARTY
by Amanda Etchison - Jan 20, 2015

With lazily leaning palm trees, fluffy beach towels and sunbathing teenagers in 1960s-era bikinis, the frigid stage of Columbus' Garden Theater is transformed into the sun-kissed surf and sand of a Malibu beach town in Charles Busch's "Psycho Beach Party." (more...)

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