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  • Date Of Birth:
    January 23, 1933 (81)
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    Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 9/20-9/21/2014
    by - Sep 21, 2014

    Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, September 21, 2014 - Sunday, September 21, 2014. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Andrew Lippa, and More Featured in BROADWAY AT BIRDLAND Concert
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2014

    The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present Broadway legend Chita Rivera in a fundraiser called An Evening of Song, benefiting the Art Attack Foundation, on Monday, September 15. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the evening below! (more...)

    Photo Flashback: Celebrating BC/EFA's Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction - Visit It Today!
    by Louisa Brady - Sep 21, 2014

    One of Broadway's biggest days is just around the corner - the 29th annual Broadway Flea Market is to be held this Sunday, September 21st from 10:00am-7:00pm. To get everyone in the Flea Market spirit, we've compiled highlights of BroadwayWorld coverage spanning the last five years of the event! Scroll down to see five years of Flea Market history in pictures! (more...)

    BWW Interviews: Judith Ann Abrams: A Dreamer With a Magic Touch
    by Sally Henry - Sep 18, 2014

    Broadway and West End producer Judith Ann Abrams has been involved with multiple ground-breaking and multi-award-winning shows in the last 15 years. But when talking to her, it is clear that her passion really lies in a crazy dream she had at age 23 that gained her notoriety in the Broadway community: the Pixie Judy Troupe. (more...)

    James Earl Jones, Chita Rivera, and Chuck Scarborough Set for Rolex's NEW YORK NEW YORK Honoring Angela Lansbury, 10/6
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

    ROLEX presents NEW YORK NEW YORK a helluva town - Career Transition For Dancers' 29th Anniversary Jubilee on Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6th & 7th Aves.) NYC followed by dinner at The Grand Ballroom at The Hilton New York. Angela Lansbury will receive the 2014 Rolex Dance Award. Broadway dancer & choreographer Alex Sanchez has created a special number with some of the best dancers from the great white way for the show. The music has been composed by Steven Jamall, who is the Music Director and Supervisor for Rosie O'Donnell and her Rosie's Theater Kids. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 9/16/14 - Barbra's PARTNERS, Betty's GHOSTLIGHT, EVITA in the West End, TALK RADIO and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Sep 16, 2014

    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: Barbra and Betty release their new albums today, EVITA opens at the Dominion, TALK RADIO opens at the Chain, and stars take to regional stages across the U.S. tonight! (more...)

    Tyne Daly, Chita Rivera and Jerry Mitchell Set for GMHC's A PART OF OUR WORLD Cabaret Honoring Terrence McNally, 9/29
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

    Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) will honor Tony and Emmy Award-winning playwright and librettist Terrence McNally, whose art and activism have profoundly affected the visibility and understanding of HIV/AIDS. McNally will receive the 2014 Howard Ashman Award, named for the Grammy and Academy Award-winning lyricist, who passed away in 1991 due to complications from AIDS. The Howard Ashman award is given annually to honor theater professionals who have made a difference in the fight to end the epidemic. (more...)

    Chita Rivera, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdland in October
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

    Birdland Jazz Club has announced its October 2014 schedule, featuring Chita Rivera, Dave Leibman Big Band, Miss Coco Peru, Benny Green Trio, Kenny Baron and Dave Holland, Barbara Carroll, Ron Carter Nonet, Jane Monheit's Jazz Party, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 9/15/14 - UPRISING OF LOVE, Angela Lansbury, ROCK OF AGES and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Sep 15, 2014

    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: The Broadway community joins together for an UPRISING OF LOVE tonight, Angela Lansbury will be honored by the American Theatre Wing, an original ROCK OF AGES cast member returns and more! (more...)

    Chita Rivera, Rosie O'Donnell & More Set for Tonight's EVENING OF SONG Benefit for Art Attack Foundation
    by Louisa Brady - Sep 15, 2014

    The Broadway at Birdland concert series welcomes Broadway legend Chita Rivera as headliner for An Evening of Song, benefiting the Art Attack Foundation. The event will take place tonight, September 15 at 7pm at Birdland. (more...)

    Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for September 15-21
    by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 14, 2014

    Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: An Evening of Song Benefiting 'Art Attack', The Songs of Miller & Tysen: Tuck Everlasting & More, Natalie Douglas in 'Hello Dolly...The Music of Dolly Parton', Sondheim Unplugged, and @Actor_Friend @54Below. (more...)

    BWW TV: Chita's Back! Broadway Legend Chita Rivera Previews Birdland Return!
    by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 13, 2014

    The incomparable Chita Rivera returns to Birdland (315 West 44 Street) for seven shows only, Tuesday, October 7 through Saturday, October 11. In the intimate setting of Birdland, CHITA'S BACK will feature Ms. Rivera performing some of her favorite songs, a special tribute to her dear friends John Kander and Fred Ebb, as well as recreating signature moments from her legendary career. She will be accompanied by her long-time music directorMichael Croiter, associate music director/pianist Michael Patrick Walker and Jim Donica on bass. She just chatted with BroadwayWorld about the upcoming series and below you can catch the full interview! (more...)

    'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 10th, 2014
    by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 10, 2014

    The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Remembering Bernie Yvon and honoring Bebe Neuwirth. And the show goes on with Route 66's Alanis Morissette tribute, 'Cats' at the Paramount, Bailiwick's 'Wild Party' and BoHo's 'Parade,' music improv at MCL Chicago, the new Refuge Theatre Project, and Chicagoans on tour with 'Sister Act!' (more...)

    Seth Rudetsky to Release New 'BROADWAY DIARY' this Fall
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

    Dress Circle Publishing has announced the release of famed Sirius XM radio host Seth Rudetsky's first book in a new series titled Seth's Broadway Diary featuring "hi-lairous" stories from such Broadway greats as Patti LuPone, Chita Rivera, Raul Esparza, Jonathan Groff and more. Seth's Broadway Diary, the first in a multivolume collection, can be pre-ordered by visiting Dress Circle Publishing and will officially release on October 22, 2014. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Bemelmans Bar Welcomes Back Billy Stritch & Jim Caruso
    by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 08, 2014

    The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel, just welcomed Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch back to Bemelmans Bar for an extended Sunday night residency. The upcoming performances will build upon their recent run of shows in the intimate, storied New York City lounge, favorites not only of music fans and critics, but also of fellow artists. Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch shows are a place where some of the city's foremost entertainers go to commune with their own-and sometimes sit-in for a song or two-on their nights off. The pair will be at Bemelmans with their evening of swinging standards Sunday nights, through Dec. 31st. (more...)

    Tony, Emmy Winner Leslie Uggams Brings 'Classic Uggams' to San Francisco 11/2
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

    Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting world-renowned artists who expand the definition of cabaret, continues its 11th season, with pioneering Tony and Emmy Award winning actress/singer Leslie Uggams in her first Bay Area appearance in more than two decades. Celebrating over 60 years in show business, Ms. Uggams has starred on television, films, and Broadway, and has recorded more than fifteen albums. Leslie Uggams will perform an evening of "Classic Uggams," a collection of songs ranging from Lena Horne to musical theatre, from Broadway classics to jazz and blues,5pm, Sunday, November 2 at the Venetian Room of the Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason Street atop Nob Hill, San Francisco. Tickets ($50 general/$45 subscribers) can be purchased by calling (415) 392-4400 or online at www.bayareacabaret.org. (more...)

    Holly Twyford and Luigi Sottile to Star in Signature Theatre's SEX WITH STRANGERS This Fall in D.C.
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

    This fall, Signature Theatre continues its commitment to presenting bold new contemporary plays with the DC area premiere of Sex with Strangers by Laura Eason. After its New York premiere at Second Stage Theatre this summer, Signature is proud to introduce this play to DC audiences. Running October 14 - December 7, Sex with Strangers will be presented in Signature's intimate 110-seat ARK Theatre. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: Signature Theatre Releases 25th Anniversary Mini-Documentary Series
    by Stage Tube - Sep 04, 2014

    Tony Award®-winning Signature Theatre has released the first in a series of mini-documentaries exploring Signature's 25 year history. Each month throughout the 2014/2015 season, Signature Theatre will release in-depth interviews with artists that helped bring Signature Theatre to the forefront of the American theatre. Check out the first installment below! (more...)

    Signature Theatre Launches 25th Anniversary Mini-Documentary Series
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

    Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre has released the first in a series of mini-documentaries exploring Signature's 25 year history. Each month throughout the 2014/2015 season, Signature Theatre will release in-depth interviews with artists that helped bring Signature Theatre to the forefront of the American theatre. (more...)

    Karen Ziemba & Rockette Alumnae to Perform New Menken-Eyen Number at Rolex's 'NEW YORK NEW YORK'
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

    ROLEX presents NEW YORK NEW YORK a helluva town - Career Transition For Dancers' 29th Anniversary Jubilee on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6th & 7th Aves) NYC followed by dinner at The Grand Ballroom at The Hilton New York. Angela Lansbury will receive the 2014 Rolex Dance Award. The Rockette Alumnae and Karen Ziemba will perform "I Want To Be A Rockette." This special number was written by Alan Menken and Tom Eyen. (more...)

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