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Date of Birth: January 23, 1933 (82)
Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA
Gender: Female
Nevada Conservatory Theatre to Premiere New Musical ACE in Concert, 8/22-23Nevada Conservatory Theatre to Premiere New Musical ACE in Concert, 8/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

The Nevada Conservatory Theatre (NCT) will present the new musical "ACE" in a fully-staged concert setting for two performances only on Saturday and Sunday, August 22 and 23, 2015 at 1 p.m. in the Judy Bayley Theatre.  This special concert presentation is a benefit for the NCT with all proceeds going to help fund the ongoing work of the prestigious cultural institution. (more...)

Broadway Stage Manager to Host THE BOY FROM OZ Talk Back at TheatreZoneBroadway Stage Manager to Host THE BOY FROM OZ Talk Back at TheatreZone
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Do you enjoy theatre trivia and anecdotes? How about talking about a performance immediately following the show with other theatre enthusiasts? Would you like to hear the actors' motivation for their characters? Are you interested in hearing from guest speakers? If you answered yes to any one of these questions, then TheatreZone's TalkBack is a must for you. (more...)

BWW Review: AND THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Sparkles With Selections by Kander and EbbBWW Review: AND THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Sparkles With Selections by Kander and Ebb
by Shari Barrett - Jul 1, 2015

From Cabaret to Chicago, the non-stop hit-parade features unforgettable gems including 'Mr. Cellophane,' 'Maybe this Time,' 'Cabaret' and 'New York, New York', all seamlessly interwoven into a passionate, harmonious, up-tempo evening of musical theatre now onstage at Theatre Palisades, directed and choreographed by Victoria Miller with musical direction by Joshua Eli Kranz who also appears onstage accompanying the singers on a lusciously rich-sounding grand piano along with Anthony Barbarotta on drums and percussion. And thanks to Kranz's musical direction, the singers harmonize beautifully throughout the production. (more...)

Tony Winner Sutton Foster Set for Provincetown's Broadway Series This WeekTony Winner Sutton Foster Set for Provincetown's Broadway Series This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Sutton Foster won two Tony Awards for her leading roles in 'Anything Goes' and 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' and starred in the ABC Family TV series 'Bunheads.' (more...)

Broadway's THE VISIT Cast Recording Out Digitally Tomorrow; CD Gets 7/10 ReleaseBroadway's THE VISIT Cast Recording Out Digitally Tomorrow; CD Gets 7/10 Release
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Broadway Records announced today the official digital download release of The Visit available tomorrow, June 30th. (more...)

Marc Raboy, Photographer of Broadway Legends, Passes AwayMarc Raboy, Photographer of Broadway Legends, Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

Sad news this evening. BroadwayWorld has just learned that Marc Raboy, well known photographer of Broadway legends and more, has passed away. (more...)


by Florencia Nijensohn - Jun 22, 2015

Diez dias. 16 shows. Un viaje teatral inolvidable. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: June 13-19THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: June 13-19
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 19, 2015

Been watching Bombshell in Concert videos all week? Still listening to Sydney Lucas singing 'Ring of Keys'? Didn't have time check in on all of the latest Broadway news? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK to Receive Industry Reading Next WeekA LETTER TO HARVEY MILK to Receive Industry Reading Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

The award-winning musical, A Letter to Harvey Milk, based on the short story "A Letter to Harvey Milk" by Leslea Newman,  will enjoy an invite-only industry reading in New York City on Monday, June 22, 2015 at Times Square's Playroom Theatre. A Letter to Harvey Milk, has a book by Jerry James, Cheryl Stern and Laura I. Kramer, lyrics by Ellen M. Schwartz with additional lyrics by Cheryl Stern, and music by Laura I. Kramer, it has been musical directed, arranged and orchestrated by Ned Paul Ginsburg, and the reading will be directed by Evan Pappas (Performer: Parade, My Favorite Year). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/16/2015 - THE TEMPEST in the Park and More!WAKE UP with BWW 6/16/2015 - THE TEMPEST in the Park and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 16, 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: THE TEMPEST, with Jesse Tyler Ferguson and more, opens tonight at the Delacorte! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera and Company of THE VISIT Take Final Broadway Bows!Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera and Company of THE VISIT Take Final Broadway Bows!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 15, 2015

The original Broadway version of Kander and Ebb's Tony-nominated musical THE VISIT closed yesterday, June 14, 2015. The Visit began performances at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 26 and officially opened on Thursday, April 23. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the final curtain call! (more...)

Klea Blackhurst Stars in MERMAN'S APPRENTICE in Concert at Birdland TonightKlea Blackhurst Stars in MERMAN'S APPRENTICE in Concert at Birdland Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland Concert Series is proud to announce that Stephen Cole and David Evans musical fable, Merman's Apprentice, will appear at the historic Birdland stage for a sold-out performance tonight, June 15 at 7pm. Directed by Igor Goldin (Yank) the cast features (in alphabetical order) P.J. Benjamin, Klea Blackhurst, Anita Gillette, Bill Nolte, and Elizabeth Teeter supported by a six-piece band with orchestrations by Lynn Shankel. (more...)


by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 14, 2015

A last look at Tony nominee THE VISIT! (more...)

BWW Flashback: Final Kander & Ebb Musical THE VISIT Concludes Broadway Run TodayBWW Flashback: Final Kander & Ebb Musical THE VISIT Concludes Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2015

The original Broadway version of Kander and Ebb's Tony-nominated musical THE VISIT closes today, June 14, 2015. The Visit began performances at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 26 and officially opened on Thursday, April 23. Below, take a look back at the show's journey to Broadway! (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse's VICTOR / VICTORIA, Starring Lisa Brescia, Hits the Stage This MonthOgunquit Playhouse's VICTOR / VICTORIA, Starring Lisa Brescia, Hits the Stage This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

It's the 20th anniversary of Broadway's tender and funny, smart and sexy Victor/ Victoria and the Ogunquit Playhouse is celebrating by mounting a full-scale glamorous production of the musical comedy June 24 to July 18, complete with the original Broadway and touring sets designed by Robin Wagner and costumes by Willa Kim. (more...)

Alan Cumming Pens Column on the 'Terror' and 'Fun' of Hosting the TonysAlan Cumming Pens Column on the 'Terror' and 'Fun' of Hosting the Tonys
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Now that he's had time to absorb the experience, 2015 Tony Awards co-host Alan Cumming has written a guest column for The Globe and Mail detailing his nerves and expectations for the big night, plus how he feels now that the (fun but terrifying) ordeal is over. (more...)

VIDEO: Conan's Bill Tull Breaks Down the 2015 TONY AWARDSVIDEO: Conan's Bill Tull Breaks Down the 2015 TONY AWARDS
by - Jun 11, 2015

Tull breaks down the 2015 TONY AWARDS and even reveals who he believes got robbed of theater's biggest award! (more...)

Powerful 'Final Performance' THE VISIT Social Media Image Utilizing Lin-Manuel Miranda QuotePowerful 'Final Performance' THE VISIT Social Media Image Utilizing Lin-Manuel Miranda Quote
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 10, 2015

A powerful new social media image for THE VISIT! (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Celebrates the Tonys at the Carlyle-Portraits of the Stars!Photo Flash: Broadway Celebrates the Tonys at the Carlyle-Portraits of the Stars!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, aired live from Radio City Music Hall, Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. After the ceremony is when the real fun started though, as most of the evening's celebrity guests headed to the annual Tonys Party at the Carlyle Hotel, hosted by O&M Co. Celebrity photographer Amy Arbus (daughter of acclaimed photographer Diane Arbus) stopped by the big event, where she captured some stunning portraits of guests in the TodayTix Tony Awards Photo Lounge. Below, you can check out a collection of her photos! (more...)

BWW TV: Randy Rainbow Chats with Broadway's Best on the Tonys Red Carpet!BWW TV: Randy Rainbow Chats with Broadway's Best on the Tonys Red Carpet!
by Randy Rainbow - Jun 9, 2015

THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, aired live from Radio City Music Hall, last night Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the entire night - including the red carpet with Randy Rainbow. Check out his interviews with some of Broadway's biggest stars below! (more...)

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