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Date of Birth: July 09, 1951 (65)
Birth Place: Kansas City, MO, USA
Gender: Male
BWW's On This Day - May 24, 2017BWW's On This Day - May 24, 2017
by - May 24, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Stars of A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 and ANASTASIA Headed to THEATER TALK This WeekStars of A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 and ANASTASIA Headed to THEATER TALK This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Cast members and writers of two new Broadway shows are featured on THEATER TALK this week - Chris Cooper, Laurie Metcalf and playwright Lucas Hnath, all Tony Award-nominated for A Doll's House, Part 2 at the Golden Theatre; and Christy Altomare, Ramin Karimloo and librettist Terrence McNally representing Anastasia, now at the Broadhurst Theatre. Co-hosts of THEATER TALK are Michael Riedel of the New York Post and producer Susan Haskins. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Off-Broadway's Biggest Night with the Obie Award Winners!Photo Coverage: Inside Off-Broadway's Biggest Night with the Obie Award Winners!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 23, 2017

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, Owner) just presented the 62nd Annual Obie Awards®. Jennifer Kidwell & Scott R. Sheppard's Underground Railroad Game, produced by Ars Nova, and J.T. Roger's Oslo, produced by Lincoln Center Theater, shared the Obie Awards for Best New American Theatre Work, which is accompanied by a $500 prize each. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel received a special Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement. Obie and Screen Actors Guild® Award-winning actress Lea DeLaria returned as host of this year's ceremony, which was held at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street).  (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 62nd Annual Obie Awards!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 62nd Annual Obie Awards!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 23, 2017

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, Owner) just presented the 62nd Annual Obie Awards®. Jennifer Kidwell & Scott R. Sheppard's Underground Railroad Game, produced by Ars Nova, and J.T. Roger's Oslo, produced by Lincoln Center Theater, shared the Obie Awards for Best New American Theatre Work, which is accompanied by a $500 prize each. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel received a special Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement. Obie and Screen Actors Guild® Award-winning actress Lea DeLaria returned as host of this year's ceremony, which was held at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street).  (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala!
by Jennifer Broski - May 23, 2017

Just last night, Manhattan Theatre Club presented its annual Spring Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street) honoring Matthew C. Blank, Chairman of Showtime Networks Inc. This year's Gala was hosted by Emmy and Tony Award winner Mandy Patinkin and featured performances by many of the most acclaimed musicals on Broadway including Bandstand; A Bronx Tale; Come From Away; Dear Evan Hansen; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812; Sunset Boulevard; and a sneak peek of Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming production of Prince of Broadway. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Among Tonight's Obie Award PresentersDEAR EVAN HANSEN's Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Among Tonight's Obie Award Presenters
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice have announced that the star-studded line-up of presenters at tonight's 62nd Annual Obie Awards. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards CeremonyPhoto Coverage: Inside the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony
by Walter McBride - May 20, 2017

Yesterday, May 19, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this year's Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. BroadwayWorld caught the last of the red carpet arrivals and even got a sneak peek inside the ceremony in the Broadway Ballroom and the Marriott Marquis. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards CeremonyPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony
by Walter McBride - May 20, 2017

Yesterday, May 19, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this year's Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet to capture the arrivals, check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Stars Up the Ante at Broadway Bets!Photo Flash: Broadway Stars Up the Ante at Broadway Bets!
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Exhilarating fun and incredible fundraising were in the cards as Broadway fans, stars and behind-the-scenes players raised a spectacular $286,900 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS on Monday, May 15, 2017, at the third annual edition of Broadway Bets, Broadway's official poker tournament. (more...)

Broadway Bets Raises Record-Breaking $286,900 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDSBroadway Bets Raises Record-Breaking $286,900 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Exhilarating fun and incredible fundraising were in the cards as Broadway fans, stars and behind-the-scenes players raised a spectacular $286,900 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS on Monday, May 15, 2017, at the third annual edition of Broadway Bets, Broadway's official poker tournament. (more...)

A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 to Present Midnight Performance for The Actors FundA DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 to Present Midnight Performance for The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that Lucas Hnath's new play, A Doll's House, Part 2 - the most Tony-nominated play of the year, with eight nominations including Best Play - will offer a special Midnight Performance on Thursday, May 18, 2017. This one-time-only, late-night event will benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Disney/Pixar Reveals CARS 3 'Rivalry' TrailerVIDEO: First Look - Disney/Pixar Reveals CARS 3 'Rivalry' Trailer
by Movies News Desk - May 10, 2017

Disney/Pixar has just released an all new trailer for CARS 3, cruising into theaters on June 16, 2017. (more...)

Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2017 Tony Nominees!Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2017 Tony Nominees!
by Matt Tamanini - May 2, 2017

The 2017 Tony nominations were announced this morning. If you haven't checked them out yet, what are you waiting for?! CLICK HERE to check out a full list of this year's nominees, and HERE for reactions from the lucky few! (more...)

The 2017 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show!The 2017 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show!
by Caryn Robbins - May 2, 2017

Below, check out how each show fared individually in BWW's list of nominations by show. (more...)

The 2017 Tony Awards - And the Nominees Are... Complete List! NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 and HELLO, DOLLY! Lead PackThe 2017 Tony Awards - And the Nominees Are... Complete List! NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 and HELLO, DOLLY! Lead Pack
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

This year's Tony Awards nominations have just been announced by Jane Krakowski and Christopher Jackson and here they are, celebrating the best of the 2016-17 theatre season (and what a season it's been!) The 2017 Tony Awards will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on Sunday, June 11th on CBS. Our official Tony coverage kicks off - NOW! (more...)

Who's It Gonna Be? A Nominations Day Guide to Everything Tonys! Watch LIVE at 8:30am, Right Here!Who's It Gonna Be? A Nominations Day Guide to Everything Tonys! Watch LIVE at 8:30am, Right Here!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The big day is here! The 71st Annual Tony Award Nominations will be announced today, May 2, from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. The Tony Nominations can be viewed LIVE (8:30am ET) in their entirety here on BroadwayWorld. Plus, be sure to stay tuned throughout the rest of the day for reactions from the nominees and more! (more...)

BWW Review:  The Door Slams Back in Lucas Hnath's A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2BWW Review: The Door Slams Back in Lucas Hnath's A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by Michael Dale - Apr 29, 2017

When a classic play from the past is revived, there's always the temptation to point out its relevance to today, or at least to present it through a contemporary lens. In some ways, that's what playwright Lucas Hnath is doing with his entirely new play, A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2, where characters from Ibsen's 1879 drama rehash the events that led to the play's famous ending and introduce subsequent events of Hnath's own invention. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 Company Celebrates Opening Night!Photo Coverage: A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 Company Celebrates Opening Night!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 28, 2017

The Broadway premiere of Lucas Hnath's new play, A Doll's House, Part 2, just opened last night at Broadway's John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street), and BroadwayWorld was there to catch up with the company after the curtain came down! (more...)

Review Roundup: A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2 Opens on Broadway- All the Reviews!Review Roundup: A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2 Opens on Broadway- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 27, 2017

The Broadway premiere of Lucas Hnath's new play, A Doll's House, Part 2,  opens tonight at Broadway's John Golden Theatre. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 27th, 2017 - Drama Desk Nominees, A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 and More!BWW Morning Brief April 27th, 2017 - Drama Desk Nominees, A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 27, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: The Drama Desk Award nominations are being announced from Feinstein's/54 Below, and A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 bows on Broadway! (more...)

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