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Date Of Birth:
April 27, 1924
Date Of Death:
January 30, 2006 (81)
Birth Place:
Heiberger, AL, USA
Gender: Female
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Date of Birth: April 27, 1924
Date of Death: January 30, 2006 (81)
Birth Place: Heiberger, AL, USA
Gender: Female
Ardea Arts Receives $14,000 NEA GrantArdea Arts Receives $14,000 NEA Grant
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA's second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2016. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $14,000 to Ardea Arts for the creation ofBOUNCE The Basketball Opera. The Art Works category supports the creation of work and presentation of both new and existing work, lifelong learning in the arts, and public engagement with the arts through 13 arts disciplines or fields. (more...)

Ardea Arts to Showcase BOUNCE THE BASKETBALL OPERA at Paerdegat ParkArdea Arts to Showcase BOUNCE THE BASKETBALL OPERA at Paerdegat Park
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Ardea Arts announces BOUNCE The Basketball Opera, their latest project in development. Showcase performances will take place at Paerdegat Park in East Flatbush, Brooklyn Saturday-Monday June 25-27, 2016 at 6pm. (more...)

Tony Bennett to Celebrate 90th Birthday at Ravinia This AugustTony Bennett to Celebrate 90th Birthday at Ravinia This August
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Tony Bennett's given name, Benedetto, means 'blessed' in Italian! (more...)

Photo Flash: ALL THE WAY Celebrates Opening Night at Arena StagePhoto Flash: ALL THE WAY Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Robert Schenkkan's Tony Award-winning drama ALL THE WAY, about President Lyndon Baines Johnson's impassioned struggle to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. ALL THE WAY runs now through May 8, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 3/25; Signature Theatre's THE FLICK, The Rep's MOLLY HAMMER and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 3/25; Signature Theatre's THE FLICK, The Rep's MOLLY HAMMER and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 25, 2016

It's Good Friday, so we're presenting all the best stories around our Broadway World! This week, the top 10 list includes Washington, DC, St. Louis, Charlotte and more. Check out featured list, which includes Signature Theatre's THE FLICK, The Rep's MOLLY HAMMER, and CABARET in North Carolina, just to name a few. (more...)

BWW Review: DTC and Alley Co-Production ALL THE WAY Stuns in Dallas and HoustonBWW Review: DTC and Alley Co-Production ALL THE WAY Stuns in Dallas and Houston
by Katricia Lang - Mar 23, 2016

ALL THE WAY opens with blinking blood-red lights, deafening gunshots, vibrant colors in impressionistic soft-focus. Moments later, you can cut the tension with a knife or the crisp, clear black and white projections. From the start, Director Kevin Moriarty establishes that the Dallas Theater Center and Alley Theatre's stunning co-production of Robert Schenkkan's exhilarating political thriller is no documentary or a biopic. (more...)

VIDEO: Cicely Tyson Talks Career, 'House of Cards' & Diversity in Hollywood on TODAYVIDEO: Cicely Tyson Talks Career, 'House of Cards' & Diversity in Hollywood on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

The legendary actress stopped by TODAY to talk about the many groundbreaking roles she's played over the years and the ongoing struggle to have better minority representation in film. (more...)

BWW Feature: SHUFFLE ALONG Through the Ages! A Look at the History of One of Broadway's Most Anticipated ShowsBWW Feature: SHUFFLE ALONG Through the Ages! A Look at the History of One of Broadway's Most Anticipated Shows
by Alexa Spiegel - Mar 12, 2016

SHUFFLE ALONG was an unlikely hit in 1921. It was one of the first hit Broadway shows starring, written, and directed by African Americans, but it has been overwhelming ignored in theatre history. Ninety-five years later, George C. Wolfe is preparing to bring the show back to Broadway, with a new and updated book by Wolfe. The revival will not only bring the original show' music and lyrics back to the stage, but will also tell the backstage story of its creation, and the impact it had on the theatre scene. SHUFFLE ALONG, OR, THE MAKING OF THE MUSICAL SENSATION OF 1921 AND ALL THAT FOLLOWED, is set to shuffle onto Broadway in the spring, so we're taking a look at the inspiration driving the revival, and a look back on the show's remarkable history. (more...)

BWW Review: Playhouse Stages a Large Scale ALL THE WAYBWW Review: Playhouse Stages a Large Scale ALL THE WAY
by Joseph Baker - Mar 7, 2016

'I am in blood stepped in so far that should I wade no more, / Returning were as tedious as go o'er,' says Macbeth in William Shakespeare's tragedy of the same name. I have always felt that these lines could have described President Lyndon Johnson as he doggedly followed his disastrous course in Vietnam. Now, certainly, Johnson was no villain as such; however, to countless Americans, his term in office will be forever marred by his hubristic determination to succeed. For some families touched by tragedy, his very name will be forever reviled. However, in recent years, many historians (such as Doris Kearns Goodwin) have tried to see 'the forest' beyond 'the trees' and have lauded Johnson for effecting legislation that culminated in the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and in voting rights for Blacks. Playhouse on the Square's current production of Robert Schenkkan's ALL THE WAY (recalling LBJ's campaign slogan 'All the way with LBJ') focuses on Johnson's political maneuvers in that arena -- especially as they factor in his desire to be elected as something more than an 'accidental President.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside First Rehearsal for ALL THE WAY at Arena StagePhoto Flash: Inside First Rehearsal for ALL THE WAY at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Robert Schenkkan's Tony Award-winning drama All the Way, about President Lyndon Baines Johnson's impassioned struggle to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Kyle Donnelly, who has directed more than 20 productions at Arena Stage, returns to helm this 'sure-fire, action packed hit' (Huffington Post) about a country still reeling from the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the man tasked with calming the storm. Hailed as a 'sensational night of theater' (NPR), All the Way runs April 1-May 8, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. Go inside the production's first rehearsal below! (more...)

Tony Winner Cicely Tyson to Return to ABC's HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDERTony Winner Cicely Tyson to Return to ABC's HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Cicely Tyson will reprise her role of Annalise's (Viola Davis) mother Ophelia in an upcoming episode of ABC's HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (more...)

Asolo Rep to Host 2016 CABARET AT THE TROPICANA in MarchAsolo Rep to Host 2016 CABARET AT THE TROPICANA in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Asolo Rep's Annual Gala 2016: Cabaret at The Tropicana, will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota.  (more...)

Asolo Rep to Stage GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER This SpringAsolo Rep to Stage GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Nearly 50 years after the groundbreaking film inspired the world, Asolo Rep is thrilled to present Todd Kreidler's electric stage adaptation of the iconic Academy Award-winning film GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER.   (more...)

Brandon Potter to Star in DTC's Texas-Sized Production of ALL THE WAY This SpringBrandon Potter to Star in DTC's Texas-Sized Production of ALL THE WAY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for the Texas-sized production of the Tony Award-winning play, ALL THE WAY. A co-production with the Alley Theatre and directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty, the Houston Chronicle calls ALL THE WAY "a fascinating portrait of one of the most colorful and complex figures in U.S. history." ALL THE WAY features company members from both DTC and the Alley Theatre. (more...)

Jack Willis to Lead Arena Stage's ALL THE WAYJack Willis to Lead Arena Stage's ALL THE WAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Robert Schenkkan's Tony Award-winning drama All the Way, about President Lyndon Baines Johnson's impassioned struggle to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Kyle Donnelly, who has directed more than 20 productions at Arena Stage, returns to helm this "sure-fire, action packed hit" (Huffington Post) about a country still reeling from the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the man tasked with calming the storm. Hailed as a "sensational night of theater" (NPR), All the Way runs April 1-May 8, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater & UCF to Present THE ADVENTURES OF PERICLES, 2/24-3/26Orlando Shakespeare Theater & UCF to Present THE ADVENTURES OF PERICLES, 2/24-3/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents a modern verse translation of The Adventures of Pericles from February 24 - March 26, 2016 at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center. Pirates and shipwrecks, combat tournaments, and murder plots set the stage for Shakespeare's romantic adventure, Pericles. Tickets to The Adventures of Pericles are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com for 1/10/2016 - 1/17/2016Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com for 1/10/2016 - 1/17/2016
by BWW - Jan 17, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com from 1/10/2016 - 1/17/2016. (more...)

Children's Museum of Manhattan to Offer Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Weekend EventsChildren's Museum of Manhattan to Offer Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Weekend Events
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

The Children's Museum of Manhattan will offer a series of special events and activities during the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, including a daylong celebration on MLK Day (Jan. 18). The museum, located at 212 West 83rd Street, is usually closed on Mondays. (more...)

Lerner Publishing Group Wins Michael L. Printz and Coretta Scott King Illustrator HonorLerner Publishing Group Wins Michael L. Printz and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Lerner Publishing Group has received two 2016 American Library Association (ALA) Youth Media Awards. The ALA announced at the Midwinter Meeting in Boston today that Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Pérez is the recipient of a Michael L. Printz Honor, and The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem's Greatest Bookstore written by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson and illustrated by R. Gregory Christie is the recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor. (more...)

American Library Association Announces 2016 Youth Media Award WinnersAmerican Library Association Announces 2016 Youth Media Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

BOSTON, Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards at its Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in Boston. (more...)

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