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Date Of Birth:
March 23, 1884
Date Of Death:
August 06, 1959 (75)
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Allison Janney Set for 'CONVERSATIONS WITH COCO' at LA LGBT Center, 3/7Allison Janney Set for 'CONVERSATIONS WITH COCO' at LA LGBT Center, 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

For the ninth installment of the Los Angeles LGBT Center's ongoing series Conversations With Coco - Miss Coco Peru's series of live, unscripted interviews with celebrated performing artists - the LA drag legend welcomes the multiple award-winning actress Allison Janney to the Center's Renberg Theatre on Saturday, March 7, at 8pm. (more...)

Former FACTS OF LIFE Star Lisa Whelchel to Lead BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE at Alhambra TheatreFormer FACTS OF LIFE Star Lisa Whelchel to Lead BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE at Alhambra Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

From Musketeers to Blair on "The Facts of Life" to "Survivor" to The Alhambra Theatre & Dining in Jacksonville, FL, it's a new adventure for Lisa Whelchel and one that is sure to be a hit at the nation's longest running professional dinner theater. In what might actually seem like a plot line from "The Facts of Life," Whelchel will be appearing with her real-life daughter, Clancy Cauble. Opening February 18, Whelchel and Cauble will appear for a limited in run in the TonyŽ Award winning play, Butterflies are Free. (more...)

Anne Hathaway to Star in GROUNDED at the Public; Julie Taymor Directs!Anne Hathaway to Star in GROUNDED at the Public; Julie Taymor Directs!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

The Public Theater announced today that George Brant's spellbinding, ripped-from-the-headlines play GROUNDED, with Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway, has been added to the 2014-15 downtown season. Directed by Academy Award nominee and two-time Tony Award winner Julie Taymor, GROUNDED marks the return to the Public Theater stage for Hathaway who played Viola in the 2009 Shakespeare in the Park production of Twelfth Night. GROUNDED will begin performances in the Anspacher Theater on Tuesday, April 7 and run through Sunday, May 17, with an official press opening on Thursday, April 23. (more...)

Urie To Star In BUYER AND CELLAR At The Chocolate Factory From Mar 12Urie To Star In BUYER AND CELLAR At The Chocolate Factory From Mar 12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces the dates for UK premiere of Jonathan Tolins' Buyer & Cellar - this one man comedy was a major Off-Broadway hit in 2013. Buyer & Cellar opens on 19 March, with previews from 12 March, and runs until 2 May. (more...)

Tony Winner BD Wong Named Artist-in-Residence at La Jolla PlayhouseTony Winner BD Wong Named Artist-in-Residence at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse announces that Tony Award-winning actor BD Wong has been named the theatre's latest Artist-in-Residence beginning January, 2015. (more...)

92Y to Host Evening with ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY's Kristin Chenoweth & Peter Gallagher92Y to Host Evening with ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY's Kristin Chenoweth & Peter Gallagher
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Two consummate Broadway babies are back onstage-she for the first time since 2010's hit Promises and Promises, and he in his first musical appearance since 1992's legendary Guys and Dolls. On Monday, April 6, join TonyŽ-winning diva Kristin Chenoweth and Golden Globe winner Peter Gallagher as they trade intimate stories of balancing their incredibly varied careers-in theater, film, TV and music-and their lives outside the limelight. Discover how these stars sustain their passion, and hear tidbits on Roundabout Theatre Company's new hot-ticket revival of the madcap musical comedy On the Twentieth Century. (more...)

Something's Coming: What's Ahead for Broadway in Spring 2015!Something's Coming: What's Ahead for Broadway in Spring 2015!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 28, 2014

2015 is almost here, and that means that a slew of new shows are on their way to the Great White Way. Before the 2015 Awards season gets started, no less than nineteen new productions will take tike their first Broadway bows. Catch up on what's in store for the season ahead below! (more...)

British Actor David Ryall Has Died at 79British Actor David Ryall Has Died at 79
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2014

The theatre community lost one of our own on Christmas Day. Actor David Ryall, best recognized in America as Elphias Doge in Harry Potter, has died at age 79, according to reports. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet Tyrone! Watch New Trailer for Broadway-Bound HAND TO GODSTAGE TUBE: Meet Tyrone! Watch New Trailer for Broadway-Bound HAND TO GOD
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the new American play, Hand to God, will open on Broadway on April 7, 2015 at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street), marking the Broadway debut of playwright Robert Askins. McCollum's three years of development on this play include its previous acclaimed productions at the Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) in 2011 and its more recent Off-Broadway debut at MCC Theater in 2014. Hand to God will again be directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel in his Broadway debut with previews beginning at the Booth Theatre on March 12, 2015 ahead of the April 7th opening. For more info, visit www.HandToGodBroadway.com. Below, check out a just-released trailer for the Broadway-Bound play! (more...)

Laura Osnes & Santino Fontana Set for A BROADWAY ROMANCE Valentine's Day Concert with New York PhilharmonicLaura Osnes & Santino Fontana Set for A BROADWAY ROMANCE Valentine's Day Concert with New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Ted Sperling will conduct the New York Philharmonic and vocalists Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana in A Broadway Romance, a one-night-only Valentine's Day concert, Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. The program will feature songs from popular musicals ranging from Bernstein's West Side Story and Gershwin's Girl Crazy to Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel and Stephen Sondheim's Company, woven together to tell a unified narrative of a romance from beginning to end, from meeting to first date to falling in love to marriage. (more...)

Angela Lansbury Stars in BLITHE SPIRIT at the Ahmanson, Beginning TonightAngela Lansbury Stars in BLITHE SPIRIT at the Ahmanson, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Following the internationally acclaimed production with sold-out engagements on Broadway and in London's West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury returns to the stage in Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play 'Blithe Spirit' in an exciting North American tour to be launched at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre. (more...)

Bid on a Double Date with OITNB's Michael Chernus and Tracee Chimo to Support SPACE on Ryder FarmBid on a Double Date with OITNB's Michael Chernus and Tracee Chimo to Support SPACE on Ryder Farm
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

SPACE on Ryder Farm just kicked off a Charitybuzz campaign to support its upcoming programs. One of the auction lots features a double-date with ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK stars Michael Chernus and Tracee Chimo -- Chernus portrays Piper's brother, Cal Chapman, on the series and Chimo plays his wife, Neri. If you bid on the item, you and a guest will get to enjoy a meal with the television couple at Rose Water in Park Slope, Brooklyn. (more...)

BWW Special Interview: Christopher Walken Talks PETER PAN LIVE! on NBCBWW Special Interview: Christopher Walken Talks PETER PAN LIVE! on NBC
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 3, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com's Richie Ridge was on hand at PETER PAN's press day where he talked to the stars and creative team about how they are putting together this live TV event. Here, Richie talks to Christopher Walken. (more...)

Yellow Sound Label Releases BD Wong's HERRINGBONE TodayYellow Sound Label Releases BD Wong's HERRINGBONE Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

YELLOW SOUND LABEL will release HERRINGBONE, the two-disc solo CD debut by Tony Award-winner BD WONG. The unique concert album marks the recording premiere of the marvelously spooky one-man Off-Broadway musical, which features book by Tom Cone, music by Skip Kennon and lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh (based on the play by Tom Cone), with Wong playing twelve characters. It was recorded live at a special event at Dixon Place in New York City. The album - produced by Scott Lehrer with Emmy Award-winner and Grammy Award-nominee Michael Croiter (Matilda, Big Fish, Heathers) serving as executive producer and Dan Lipton as musical director and associate producer - will be available online and in stores today, December 2. Pre-order the album at Amazon.com. (more...)

ASSASSINS, Featuring Aaron Tveit, Opens Tonight at the Menier Chocolate FactoryASSASSINS, Featuring Aaron Tveit, Opens Tonight at the Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

With Fully Committed running at the Menier, and Forbidden Broadway at the Vaudeville Theatre, Artistic Director David Babani welcomes Jamie Lloyd's major revival of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins as part of Menier Chocolate Factory's 10-year anniversary season. The production opens tonight, 1 December 2014, with previews from 21 November, and runs until 7 March 2015. (more...)

BWW Special Interview: Kelli O'Hara and Christian Borle Talk PETER PAN LIVE! on NBCBWW Special Interview: Kelli O'Hara and Christian Borle Talk PETER PAN LIVE! on NBC
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 1, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com's Richie Ridge was on hand at PETER PAN's press day where he talked to the stars and creative team about how they are putting together this live TV event. Here, Richie talks to Christian Borle and Kelli O'Hara. (more...)

Sunday Special: Annnd... Curtain! This Fall's Broadway DirectorsSunday Special: Annnd... Curtain! This Fall's Broadway Directors
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 30, 2014

A seasoned group of Broadway helmers are bringing magic, drama, history, romance and more to the Great White Way this season. Below, BroadwayWorld rounded up this fall's directors for an in-depth look at their careers. (more...)

Yellow Sound Label to Release BD Wong's HERRINGBONE, 12/2Yellow Sound Label to Release BD Wong's HERRINGBONE, 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

YELLOW SOUND LABEL will release HERRINGBONE, the two-disc solo CD debut by Tony Award-winner BD WONG. The unique concert album marks the recording premiere of the marvelously spooky one-man Off-Broadway musical, which features book by Tom Cone, music by Skip Kennon and lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh (based on the play by Tom Cone), with Wong playing twelve characters. It was recorded live at a special event at Dixon Place in New York City. The album - produced by Scott Lehrer with Emmy Award-winner and Grammy Award-nominee Michael Croiter (Matilda, Big Fish, Heathers) serving as executive producer and Dan Lipton as musical director and associate producer - will be available online and in stores December 2. Pre-order the album at Amazon.com. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More Star Yale Rep's WAR, Beginning TonightTonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More Star Yale Rep's WAR, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of WAR by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, running tonight, November 21, through December 13 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). (more...)

William H. Macy, Joan Allen Join Cast of ROOMWilliam H. Macy, Joan Allen Join Cast of ROOM
by Movies News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

According to Deadline, William H. Macy, Joan Allen and Jacob Tremblay have signed on to join Brie Larsen in the upcoming film adaptation of Emma Donoghue's 2010 novel ROOM. Lenny Abrahamson directs the film for Element Pictures and No Trace Camping, which is currently shooting. (more...)

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