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Date Of Birth:
July 01, 1899
Date Of Death:
December 15, 1962 (63)
Birth Place:
Scarborough, Yorkshire, ENGLAND
Gender:
Male
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FERRIS BUELLER, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN Among 2014 Additions to National Film RegistryFERRIS BUELLER, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN Among 2014 Additions to National Film Registry
by Movies News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

The horrors of war, the heroism of sacrifice, a vaudeville pioneer, the devil and a master of the macabre represent the diversity of an elite selection of films recognized for their cultural, historic or aesthetic significance. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Simon Callow Talks Dicken's Genius, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and Good Old-Fashioned ActingBWW Interviews: Simon Callow Talks Dicken's Genius, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and Good Old-Fashioned Acting
by Katricia Lang - Dec 17, 2014

Our interviewee is the beloved British actor and Dickens authority Simon Callow. He has mastered the stage but also appeared in Dr. Who (fittingly as Charles Dickens). In his lengthy acting career, he has acted in television, theatre, and film. At the moment, he is the librettist and director for Houston Grand Opera's A CHRISTMAS CAROL and the best person to we can discuss this fresh, modern take on the beloved Christmas story with. (more...)

Patrick Page Talks Creating 'Frollo' Onstage in 'HUNCHBACK' at La JollaPatrick Page Talks Creating 'Frollo' Onstage in 'HUNCHBACK' at La Jolla
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

D23 spoke with star of La Jolla Playhouse's upcoming produciton of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, Patrick Page, about why he was drawn to the project and the role of 'Frollo' and what to expect from the premiere. Scroll down for some excerpts from the interview! (more...)

Harry Belafonte, Jean-Claude Carrière, Hayao Miyazaki And Maureen O'Hara To Receive Academy's Governors AwardsHarry Belafonte, Jean-Claude Carrière, Hayao Miyazaki And Maureen O'Hara To Receive Academy's Governors Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (August 26) to present Honorary Awards to Jean-Claude Carrière, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O'Hara, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Harry Belafonte. All four awards will be presented at the Academy's 6th Annual Governors Awards on Saturday, November 8, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center. (more...)

We Players' CANCIONES DEL MAR Returns Tonight After Last Year's Sold-Out PerformanceWe Players' CANCIONES DEL MAR Returns Tonight After Last Year's Sold-Out Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

Back by popular demand after last year's sold-out performance, We Players (Artistic Director, Ava Roy; Managing Director, Lauren D. Chavez), in partnership with San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, will present a special one-night music concert aboard the tall ship Balclutha tonight, July 19, 2014. (more...)

We Players' Canciones del Mar to Return to Maritime National Historical Park's Balclutha, TodayWe Players' Canciones del Mar to Return to Maritime National Historical Park's Balclutha, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Back by popular demand after last year's sold-out performance, We Players (Artistic Director, Ava Roy; Managing Director, Lauren D. Chavez), in partnership with San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, will present a special one-night music concert aboard the tall ship Balclutha today, July 19, 2014. (more...)

Nicholas Parsons & Simon Callow Celebrate THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICAL, July 4 & 5Nicholas Parsons & Simon Callow Celebrate THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICAL, July 4 & 5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

Following the critically acclaimed sold-out concert, Ivor Novello - The Great British Musical, award-winning Musical Director Ross Leadbeater returns to the St. James Theatre with The Great British Musicals - in Concert. (more...)

We Players' CANCIONES DEL MAR to Return After Last Year's Sold-Out Performance, 7/19We Players' CANCIONES DEL MAR to Return After Last Year's Sold-Out Performance, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Back by popular demand after last year's sold-out performance, We Players (Artistic Director, Ava Roy; Managing Director, Lauren D. Chavez), in partnership with San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, will present a special one-night music concert aboard the tall ship Balclutha on Saturday, July 19, 2014. (more...)

Nicholas Parsons & Simon Callow Celebrate THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICAL, July 4 & 5Nicholas Parsons & Simon Callow Celebrate THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICAL, July 4 & 5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Following the critically acclaimed sold-out concert, Ivor Novello - The Great British Musical, award-winning Musical Director Ross Leadbeater returns to the St. James Theatre with The Great British Musicals - in Concert. (more...)

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble to Present DON JUAN IN HELL, 6/13-7/5Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble to Present DON JUAN IN HELL, 6/13-7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, will stage George Bernard Shaw's Don Juan in Hell this month. (more...)

Medicine Show Theatre's DON JUAN IN HELL Opens Tonight, 6/13-7/5Medicine Show Theatre's DON JUAN IN HELL Opens Tonight, 6/13-7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, will stage George Bernard Shaw's Don Juan in Hell in June/July 2014. (more...)

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble to Present DON JUAN IN HELL, 6/13-7/5Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble to Present DON JUAN IN HELL, 6/13-7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, will stage George Bernard Shaw's Don Juan in Hell this month. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  New Moon Theatre Ghost Hunts with HAINTBWW Reviews: New Moon Theatre Ghost Hunts with HAINT
by Joseph Baker - Jun 1, 2014

For some months, I had been hearing strong, positive comments about a previous stage reading of actor/singer Justin Asher's original HAINT, and finally, tonight, after mounting publicity (including a spot on WKNO's Checking on the Arts and an article in The Commercial Appeal's GO MEMPHIS), I was able to attend the first, complete performance of the play, staged by New Moon Theatre at Theatre Works. Not since Jerre Dye's original CICADAS have I left a theatre in such a state of excitement; like Mr. Dye's play, which recently had a highly successful production in Chicago, this is a play born of a region and time - in this case, the isolated Ozarks of Arkansas in 1953. (more...)

Medicine Show Theatre to Present DON JUAN IN HELL, 6/13-7/5Medicine Show Theatre to Present DON JUAN IN HELL, 6/13-7/5
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, will stage George Bernard Shaw's Don Juan in Hell in June/July 2014. (more...)

Emmy-Winning Director, Producer and Broadway Actress Nancy Malone Passes AwayEmmy-Winning Director, Producer and Broadway Actress Nancy Malone Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Celebrated, ground-breaking and Emmy Award winning Director/Producer, Emmy and Sarah Siddons nominated Actress, Co-Founder of Women In Film and the first woman VP at a major studio, Nancy Malone, passed away at City of Hope on May 8th, 2014, as the result of pneumonia that arose from complications attributed to her recent battle with leukemia. (more...)

We Players' Canciones del Mar to Return to Maritime National Historical Park's Balclutha, 7/19We Players' Canciones del Mar to Return to Maritime National Historical Park's Balclutha, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Back by popular demand after last year's sold-out performance, We Players (Artistic Director, Ava Roy; Managing Director, Lauren D. Chavez), in partnership with San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, will present a special one-night music concert aboard the tall ship Balclutha on Saturday, July 19, 2014. (more...)

Audra McDonald to Present Zoe Caldwell with Lifetime Achievement Award at LPTW's 2014 Awards Celebration, 3/10Audra McDonald to Present Zoe Caldwell with Lifetime Achievement Award at LPTW's 2014 Awards Celebration, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

On Monday, March 10, 2014, the League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is pleased to recognize the talents of six outstanding women: Zoe Caldwell, Judith Dolan, Joanna Sherman, Sondra Gorney, Meiyin Wang and Katherine Kovner. The awards will be presented at the League's 2014 Awards Celebration & Big Mingle Reception to be held at 6:30 pm on Monday, March 10 at The Irene Diamond Stage (The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street) featuring emcee Tamara Tunie. (more...)

Women in Film & Television Honors Co-Founder Nancy Malone at Muse Awards TonightWomen in Film & Television Honors Co-Founder Nancy Malone at Muse Awards Tonight
by Movies News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

'I am strong. I am invincible, I am woman ...' -- Those immortal words sung by Helen Reddy could very well have been describing Women In Film co-founder, Nancy Malone, who will among many honorees at the annual New York Women in Film & Television Muse Awards tonight, December 12, 2013. (more...)

Women in Film & Television to Honor Co-Founder Nancy Malone at Muse Awards, 12/12Women in Film & Television to Honor Co-Founder Nancy Malone at Muse Awards, 12/12
by Movies News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

'I am strong. I am invincible, I am woman ...' -- Those immortal words sung by Helen Reddy could very well have been describing Women In Film co-founder, Nancy Malone, who will among many honorees at the annual New York Women in Film & Television Muse Awards on December 12, 2013. (more...)

Moving Image's SEE IT BIG! Series Tributes Great Cinematographers, 11/8-12/29Moving Image's SEE IT BIG! Series Tributes Great Cinematographers, 11/8-12/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

Museum of the Moving Image's ongoing series See It Big! presents classic and contemporary films on the big screen in the beautiful Sumner M. Redstone Theater. In November and December, the Museum will showcase 22 films photographed by some of the world's greatest cinematographers, including Gordon Willis, Vittorio Storaro, Vilmos Zsigmond, Nestor Almendros, Raoul Coutard, James Wong Howe, and more. The series, See It Big!: Great Cinematographers, runs from November 8 through December 29, 2013. (more...)

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