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Date Of Birth:
September 23, 1954 (60)
Birth Place:
New York City, New York, USA
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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...)

Photo Flash: Tituss Burgess, Lena Hall, Florence Henderson, Norm Lewis, Rob McClure, Lily Tomlin and More Raise Over $460K in BC/EFA's BROADWAY BACKWARDSPhoto Flash: Tituss Burgess, Lena Hall, Florence Henderson, Norm Lewis, Rob McClure, Lily Tomlin and More Raise Over $460K in BC/EFA's BROADWAY BACKWARDS
by BWW News Desk - 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 andThe Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center. Scroll down for photos from the show! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Backstage at the 10th Annual BROADWAY BACKWARDS!Photo Coverage: Go Backstage at the 10th Annual BROADWAY BACKWARDS!
by Linda Lenzi - Mar 10, 2015

This year's 10th Anniversary edition of Broadway Backwards (#bwaybackwards), which was held last night at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street), featured some of the most memorable numbers from previous years. Produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefitting BC/EFA and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of New York, the event was hosted by Honeymoon in Vegas star Rob McClure and Julie Halston. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from behind the scenes of the big night! (more...)

Photo Flash: Ryan Steele Takes Us Backstage at BROADWAY BACKWARDS!Photo Flash: Ryan Steele Takes Us Backstage at BROADWAY BACKWARDS!
by Anna Bencivengo - Mar 10, 2015

Broadway's Ryan Steele took over the BCEFA Instagram account yesterday to give fans a backstage look at the tenth annual Broadway Backwards! (more...)

Tituss Burgess, Jenn Harris & More to Join THE MEETING* in Paying Tribute to THE LITTLE MERMAID at Joe's Pub, 3/15Tituss Burgess, Jenn Harris & More to Join THE MEETING* in Paying Tribute to THE LITTLE MERMAID at Joe's Pub, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater on Sunday, March 15 at 9:30 PM to continue the Winter/Spring 2015 Season. The Meeting* has been called "delicious and delightfully droll" by The New York Post and "hilarious and sardonic" by The Village Voice. A story for Slate.com called the evening "so deliciously icy that it left me shivering with fear and delight." The Fall 2014 shows sold out after a New York Times "Arts & Leisure" piece ran last September. The March show will be a celebration of the The Little Mermaid. Special guests include Tituss Burgess, Nadia Quinn, Eddie Korbich, Jenn Harris, Marissa Mulder, Guy Branum, April Kidwell and Mark Dommu. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director (more...)

The Studio @ Long Beach Playhouse's 2015 Season to Feature BAT BOY, 'BENGAL TIGER' & MoreThe Studio @ Long Beach Playhouse's 2015 Season to Feature BAT BOY, 'BENGAL TIGER' & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Long Beach Playhouse The Studio, continuing to offer more issue driven and relevant theatre, the 2015 season will touch on themes such as bi-gender love, war, intolerance, subjugation, finding the perfect wave and just having a great time! (more...)

Rob McClure and Julie Halston Co-Host BC/EFA's 2015 BROADWAY BACKWARDS TonightRob McClure and Julie Halston Co-Host BC/EFA's 2015 BROADWAY BACKWARDS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

This year's 10th Anniversary edition of Broadway Backwards (#bwaybackwards) will feature some of the most memorable numbers from previous years and will be held at 8 pm tonight, March 9, 2015, at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street). The evening is produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefits BC/EFA and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of New York. Honeymoon in Vegas star Rob McClure will share hosting duties with Julie Halston from the current hit revival of You Can't Take It With You. (more...)

Limited Tickets Available for Next Week's BROADWAY BACKWARDS!Limited Tickets Available for Next Week's BROADWAY BACKWARDS!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

An extremely limited number of tickets remain available for Monday's 10th anniversary edition of Broadway Backwards, the annual celebration where gays and lesbians experience their stories as told through the great songs of musical theatre and performed by their favorite Broadway stars. (more...)

Justin Sayre's SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast Goes Down Under with Kim David SmithJustin Sayre's SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast Goes Down Under with Kim David Smith
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE - the official podcast of the International Order of Sodomites - has posted the fifth episode, which features an in-depth conversation with Australian performer Kim David Smith. (more...)

THE MEETING to Honor THE LITTLE MERMAID at Joe's Pub, 3/15THE MEETING to Honor THE LITTLE MERMAID at Joe's Pub, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater on Sunday, March 15 at 9:30 PM to continue the Winter/Spring 2015 Season. The February show will be a celebration of the The Little Mermaid. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director with special guests will be announced. (more...)

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