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Date of Birth: July 24, 1942 (74)
Birth Place: Beckley, WV, USA
Gender: Male
Photo Flash: Ilene Graff Brings IT'S BETTER WITH A BAND to BirdlandPhoto Flash: Ilene Graff Brings IT'S BETTER WITH A BAND to Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented Grammy-nominated recording artist, television and Broadway star Ilene Graff, along with her husband, ASCAP-Award winning musical director Ben Lanzarone, with their big band show 'It's Better With A Band' on the Birdland stage Monday, June 13.  The show featured Ben's one-of-a-kind arrangements of songs from Broadway, the movies, and the pop world played by twelve of the best musicians in town. Their very special guest was their daughter, Broadway performer and podcast host ('The Ensemblist'), Nikka Graff Lanzarone. (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre to Host Benefit Featuring Israel Horovitz's OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES Starring Estelle Parsons and Judith IveyCherry Lane Theatre to Host Benefit Featuring Israel Horovitz's OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES Starring Estelle Parsons and Judith Ivey
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

On Thursday, June 16 at 7PM, Cherry Lane Theatre will host Soiree Fantastique!, a special benefit evening that will include a performance of the world premiere of Israel Horovitz's Out of the Mouths of Babes, starring Oscar winner and five-time Tony nominee Estelle Parsons and two-time Tony winner Judith Ivey, along with Angelina Fiordellisi (Zorba on Broadway opposite Anthony Quinn) and Francesca Choy-Kee (Disgraced). The performance at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) will be followed by a post-show discussion with the cast moderated by best-selling novelist Adriana Trigiani; a fete with French cuisine, wines, and music and an exclusive photo opportunity with the cast. The tickets range from $150-300 and can be purchased by visiting www.cherrylanetheatre.org or calling OvationTix at 866-811-4111. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Winner Joanna Gleason Attends JCCA's 'CELEBRATION OF HOPE' GalaPhoto Flash: Tony Winner Joanna Gleason Attends JCCA's 'CELEBRATION OF HOPE' Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

More than 300 people attended JCCA's annual Celebration of Hope: A Gala to Benefit Children and Families at Jazz at Lincoln Center May 18, 2016. The festive event raised more than $700,000 to help the 16,000 vulnerable, abused children and families served by JCCA, one the national's oldest child and family services agencies. One of the highlights of the evening was Tony Award winner Joanna Gleason's song 'Lullaby.' She dedicated it to the 'beautiful children JCCA serves.' Scroll down for a photo of Gleason at the event! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Off Broadway Unites on the Lucille Lortel Awards Red Carpet!Photo Coverage: Off Broadway Unites on the Lucille Lortel Awards Red Carpet!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 2, 2016

The 2016 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed out last night to recipients in 18 categories, with two special awards and two honorary awards also bestowed. The Lortel Awards were distributed in a ceremony at NYU Skirball Center hosted by Zachary Levi, star of Broadway's She Loves Me. This year's event was once again a benefit for The Actors Fund. BroadwayWorld is taking you to the red carpet below! (more...)

Who's Winning at the 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards? Updating Live!Who's Winning at the 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards? Updating Live!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2016

The Off-Broadway League tonight presents the 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway at NYU Skirball Center. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you the full list of winners below. Stay tuned to find out who will win big! (more...)

Breaking News: Lortel Award Nominations Announced; THE HUMANS and FUTURITY LeadBreaking News: Lortel Award Nominations Announced; THE HUMANS and FUTURITY Lead
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 18 categories for the 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards will be presented on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00 PM EST. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

Sherri Shepherd, Michael Urie, Rachel Dratch and More Set for MEET & GREET Industry ReadingsSherri Shepherd, Michael Urie, Rachel Dratch and More Set for MEET & GREET Industry Readings
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Meet & Greet, a comedy by Stan Zimmerman (The Golden Girls, Roseanne, Gilmore Girls) & Christian McLaughlin(Married...with Children, The Bold and the Beautiful, Desperate Housewives), will receive industry readings in New York on Thursday, March 3rd. The readings will be held at 11am & 4pm and are by invitation only. (more...)

Super Toy Con to Return to the Orleans Arena This AugustSuper Toy Con to Return to the Orleans Arena This August
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

The largest diecast model car, toy, comic and pop culture convention known as Super Toy Con will return to the Orleans Arena Aug. 5-7. (more...)

Photo Flash: Dave Malloy, Rachel Chavkin & PRELUDES Cast Gathers to Celebrate Album Release!Photo Flash: Dave Malloy, Rachel Chavkin & PRELUDES Cast Gathers to Celebrate Album Release!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Ghostlight Records recntly released the PRELUDES Original Cast Recording in digital formats and in stores. Produced by LCT3, Lincoln Center Theater's initiative devoted to producing the work of new artists and engaging new audiences, PRELUDES is a new musical by Dave Malloy, inspired by the music of Sergei Rachmaninoff, developed with and directed by Rachel Chavkin. The album is produced byDean Sharenow. The CD jewel-case package contains a 32-page booklet with full lyrics and production photography. Ghostlight previously released the original cast album of Malloy and Chavkin's musical Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, which is opening on Broadway later this year starring Josh Groban. PRELUDES is available athttp://www.sh-k-boom.com/preludes-original-cast-recording. The cast just gathered to celebrate the release and you can check out photos below! (more...)

PRELUDES Cast Album Available TodayPRELUDES Cast Album Available Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

? Ghostlight Records has released the PRELUDES Original Cast Recording in digital formats and in stores today, January 8, 2016. Produced by LCT3, Lincoln Center Theater's initiative devoted to producing the work of new artists and engaging new audiences, PRELUDES is a new musical by Dave Malloy, inspired by the music of Sergei Rachmaninoff, developed with and directed by Rachel Chavkin. The album is produced by Dean Sharenow. The CD jewel-case package contains a 32-page booklet with full lyrics and production photography. Ghostlight previously released the original cast album of Malloy and Chavkin's musical Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, which is opening on Broadway later this year starring Josh Groban. PRELUDES is available at http://www.sh-k-boom.com/preludes-original-cast-recording. (more...)

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures Developing DOG DAY AFTERNOON for the Stage; Stephen Adly Guirgis Will WriteWarner Bros. Theatre Ventures Developing DOG DAY AFTERNOON for the Stage; Stephen Adly Guirgis Will Write
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures has just announced that 2015 Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis (BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY) will write a new play based on the Oscar®-winning motion picture DOG DAY AFTERNOON.  Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures is developing the play for a Broadway bow to follow their successful production of Oscar® winner William Goldman's adaptation of MISERY starring Bruce Willis and Laurie Metcalf. (more...)

PRELUDES Cast Album to be Released in Early 2016; Track List Revealed!PRELUDES Cast Album to be Released in Early 2016; Track List Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Ghostlight Records will release the PRELUDES Original Cast Recording in digital formats and in stores on January 8, 2016. Produced by LCT3, Lincoln Center Theater's initiative devoted to producing the work of new artists and engaging new audiences, PRELUDES is a new musical by Dave Malloy, inspired by the music of Sergei Rachmaninoff, developed with and directed by Rachel Chavkin. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Sarah Silverman in First Trailer for I SMILE BACKVIDEO: Watch Sarah Silverman in First Trailer for I SMILE BACK
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2015

Watch Sarah Silverman in the new trailer for I SMILE BACK, coming to theatres October 23, 2015! (more...)

VIDEO: Sarah Silverman Stars in Upcoming Drama I SMILE BACKVIDEO: Sarah Silverman Stars in Upcoming Drama I SMILE BACK
by - Sep 11, 2015

Below, watch Sarah Silverman in the first official trailer for I SMILE BACK, in theaters on October 23, 2015. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Dates for Holiday-Themed ConcertsPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Dates for Holiday-Themed Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Today, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announced two upcoming one-night-only concerts — Disney in Concert: Tim Burton's THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS on Wednesday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Celtic Woman: Home for Christmas — the Symphony Tour, on Monday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Brian Cox & Brian Murphy to Talk Shakespeare at Mirror Repertory Company, 7/26Brian Cox & Brian Murphy to Talk Shakespeare at Mirror Repertory Company, 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

The Tony-nominated Mirror Repertory Company - whose founders and early supporters include the late actresses Eva Le Gallienne and Geraldine Page along with Paul Newman, Dustin Hoffman and Al Pacino - will present its 10th annual summer season with the Greensboro Arts Alliance in Greensboro, Vermont, with a repertory of 4 plays and musicals in alternating repertory July 23-August 24 , it has been announced by Sabra Jones, the company's artistic director. (more...)

Photo Special: Roger Rees, Celebrated in PhotosPhoto Special: Roger Rees, Celebrated in Photos
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 11, 2015

Below, we share photos from the site's archives of the star both onstage and off. To all those who loved, knew, worked with, or had the pleasure of watching this enormous talent - he will be missed.  (more...)

LCT3 Extends New Musical PRELUDES, Starring Nikki M. James & Gabriel EbertLCT3 Extends New Musical PRELUDES, Starring Nikki M. James & Gabriel Ebert
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 6, 2015

Dave Malloy's new musical Preludes, currently playing Off-Broadway at Lincoln Center Theater's Claire Tow Theater, has been extended for an additional two weeks. (more...)

FSLC Announces Richard Lester: The Running Jumping Pop Cinema IconoclastFSLC Announces Richard Lester: The Running Jumping Pop Cinema Iconoclast
by Movies News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces a celebration of films from the Swinging Sixties (and beyond) with the retrospective Richard Lester: The Running Jumping Pop Cinema Iconoclast (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from LCT3's PRELUDES, Starring Nikki M. James & Gabriel EbertBWW TV: Watch Highlights from LCT3's PRELUDES, Starring Nikki M. James & Gabriel Ebert
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 17, 2015

Check out highlights from the new musical below! (more...)

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