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Date of Birth: June 16, 1964 (52)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents ISC's IAMBIC LABIndependent Shakespeare Co. Presents ISC's IAMBIC LAB
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival announce a month long series of unique events and workshops to celebrate the art of theater making. ISC's iambic lab begins on Saturday, January 28, with a reading of a new version by Charles Edward Pogue of Henrik Ibsen's THE PRETENDERS, and will end on Saturday, February 25 with a preview of ISC's upcoming West Coast premiere production of Sharr White's THE SNOW GEESE. All events are at Independent Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #168 in Atwater Village. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Emotional Closing Curtain CallSTAGE TUBE: Watch FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Emotional Closing Curtain Call
by Stage Tube - Jan 1, 2017

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF played its final performance on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. At the time of closing, Fiddler on the Roof played a total of 464 performances and we've got footage from the show's emotional final curtain call.  (more...)

Broadway's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Will Take Tradition on the Road in 2018Broadway's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Will Take Tradition on the Road in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

As previously announced, the critically acclaimed Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof will end its run on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 2:00PM. This revival will have played a total of 463 performances when it gives its final bow. Just confirmed, a National Tour is planned beginning in the fall of 2018. (more...)

Curtain Up! BWW Looks Back on 2016's Memorable Broadway DebutsCurtain Up! BWW Looks Back on 2016's Memorable Broadway Debuts
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 27, 2016

From a 14-year-old up and comer to a DANCING WITH THE STARS' mirrorball champion, 2016 has been a year filled with noteworthy debuts on the Great White Way. Below, BWW looks back on the talented actors who were profiled in this year's 'Debut of the Month' column. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Remember FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Broadway JourneySTAGE TUBE: Remember FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Broadway Journey
by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2016

Below take a trip down memory lane to experience the Fiddler journey from the beginning! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Judy Kuhn as 'Golde' in FIDDLER ON THE ROOFPhoto Flash: First Look at Judy Kuhn as 'Golde' in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Four-time Tony Award nominee Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, She Loves Me, Chess, Les Miserables) joined the cast of Fiddler on the Roof as Golde last month and will play through the show's final performance on Saturday, December 31st. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Kuhn onstage below! (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF to Hold A Special Talkback with Tevye and His Daughters 12/15FIDDLER ON THE ROOF to Hold A Special Talkback with Tevye and His Daughters 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Next Thursday, December 15th, bring your dad or daughter to come see Fiddler on the Roof, and stay afterwards for a special post-show talkback with Tevye (Danny Burstein) and his daughters (Alexandra Silber, Samantha Massell, Jenny Rose Baker and Nerghiz Sarki).  All ages are welcome! Come enjoy a special night full of tradition, love, and, of course, family, with the stars ofFiddler on the Roof before they take their final bow on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 2:00 p.m, (more...)

COLOR PURPLE, BRIGHT STAR Among Nominees for Best Musical Theater Album GRAMMY Award; Full List!COLOR PURPLE, BRIGHT STAR Among Nominees for Best Musical Theater Album GRAMMY Award; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

This morning, The Recording Academy and 2016 GRAMMY Best New Artist, Meghan Trainor, kicked off this year's GRAMMY Awards nominations by revealing nominees in the four General Field categories (more...)

UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance, La Jolla Playhouse Lay Off Entire Joint Theatre StaffUC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance, La Jolla Playhouse Lay Off Entire Joint Theatre Staff
by Jessica Khan - Nov 23, 2016

Holiday layoffs are causing a stir at two San Diego institutions. (more...)

Judy Kuhn Joins Company of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF TonightJudy Kuhn Joins Company of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Four-time Tony Award Nominee Judy Kuhn(Fun Home, She Loves Me, Chess, Les Miserables) joins the cast of Fiddler on the Roof as Golde beginning tonight, Tuesday, November 22nd and will play through the show's final performance on Saturday, December 31st at 2:00 pm.  She takes over the role from Jessica Hecht whose final performance was on Sunday, November 20th. (more...)

Jennifer Ashley Tepper to Celebrate THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 at Drama Book ShopJennifer Ashley Tepper to Celebrate THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Dress Circle Publishing will celebrate their new book THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 - the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper - with a special event at The Drama Book Shop (250 West 4oth Street in Manhattan) on Thursday, December 1 at 5:30 PM. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes FALSETTOS Star Tony-Nominee Brandon UranowitzThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes FALSETTOS Star Tony-Nominee Brandon Uranowitz
by Theater People Podcast - Nov 14, 2016

On Monday, November 14, the Theater People podcast welcome's Tony nominee Brandon Uranowitz. He made his Broadway debut in 2011's BABY IT'S YOU. He earned a Tony nomination for his turn as Adam Hochberg in last year's AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, and he can currently be seen in the role of Mendel in William Finn and James Lapine's critically acclaimed revival of FALSETTOS. For the episode, Uranowitz discusses the six months of auditions he went through to win the role of Mendel, how James Lapine was lovingly hard on him during the show's rehearsal process, and shares a memory of accompanying Katie Holmes on a shopping spree during his pre-Broadway days when he worked as a sales associate. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Eric SchaefferBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Eric Schaeffer
by Elliot Lanes - Nov 11, 2016

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Broadway Gets Out the Vote- Get to the Polls Today!Broadway Gets Out the Vote- Get to the Polls Today!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The big day has arrived, and your friends on Broadway don't want you to miss your chance to make your voice heard. Don't forget to vote today!??????? Click here to find your polling place. (more...)

Alex Brightman Plays Final SCHOOL OF ROCK Performance Tonight, Says Goodbye Via TwitterAlex Brightman Plays Final SCHOOL OF ROCK Performance Tonight, Says Goodbye Via Twitter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2016

Tony Nominee Alex Brightman plays his final performance in School of Rock on Broadway tonight after performing the role of Dewey Finn for nearly a year. Before taking the stage, Brightman expressed his gratitude and said goodbye via Twitter. Check out the collected tweets below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Rebecca Luker on Coming to Garner Performing Arts CenterBWW Interview: Rebecca Luker on Coming to Garner Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Kare - Nov 1, 2016

Coming to the Garner Performing Arts Center on November 12th as part of their Broadway Voices series is Three-Time Tony Nominee Rebecca Luker. I was recently able to get in touch with Luker via email, so today, you shall be reading our conversation. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Beast Mandy GonzalezThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Beast Mandy Gonzalez
by Theater People Podcast - Oct 31, 2016

On Monday, Theater People podcast welcome's HAMILTON'S Mandy Gonzalez. She made her Broadway debut in 2000 in AIDA as the Amnneris standby. She eventually took the role over full-time. She went on to originate roles in DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES and LENNON before winning her breakout role as Nina in Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS, a role she originated in the show's pre-Off Broadway days. She went on to take over the role of Elphaba in WICKED and can now be seen eight times a week in the hottest show on Broadway, HAMILTON. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: It's Gonna Be HUGE! Broadway Auditions for Trump in New SUBMISSIONS ONLY ParodySTAGE TUBE: It's Gonna Be HUGE! Broadway Auditions for Trump in New SUBMISSIONS ONLY Parody
by Stage Tube - Oct 19, 2016

'Submissions Only' creators Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead are the latest Broadway stars to throw their weight behind Broadway for Hillary with their new anti-Trump video, poking fun at all the absurd (and dangerous!) things that he has said throughout the course of his presidential campaign. Watch Broadway 'audition' for the role of the Donald below! (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Favorite Jay Armstrong JohnsonThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Favorite Jay Armstrong Johnson
by Theater People Podcast - Oct 17, 2016

On Monday, October 17 the Theater People podcast welcome's Broadway favorite Jay Armstrong Johnson. Armstrong made his Broadway debut in 2009 in HAIR. He next stood-by for Aaron Tveit in CATCH ME IF YOU CAN. He originated the role of Greg Wihote in the 2013 Broadway production of HANDS ON A HARDBODY and then starred as chip in the critically acclaimed 2014 revival of ON THE TOWN. For the episode, Johnson talks about how discovering theater at a young age changed his life for the better, how he was able to make Broadway producers take him seriously as a leading man, and shares some of the music from his new album 'Jay Armstrong Johnson: Live at Feinstein's / 54 Below.' (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: LAST MINUTE with Randy Rainbow Premieres with the Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF!BWW TV Exclusive: LAST MINUTE with Randy Rainbow Premieres with the Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF!
by Randy Rainbow - Oct 4, 2016

What happens backstage on Broadway moments before the curtain goes up? Randy Rainbow is finding out in his latest, BroadwayWorld exclusive series, Last Minute with Randy Rainbow, in which he drops by the dressing rooms of Broadway's biggest stars at literally (you guessed it) the last minute before the overture begins.  (more...)

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