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Date of Birth: May 14, 1952 (63)
Birth Place: Dumbarton, Dunbarstonshire, SCOTLAND
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John Cho and More to Lead Artists at Play's DINNER WITH FRIENDSJohn Cho and More to Lead Artists at Play's DINNER WITH FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Artists at Play hosts its annual Summer Salon at the Armory Center for the Arts on Saturday, May 28. The Summer Salon includes a champagne brunch and a special presentation of Dinner with Friends by Donald Margulies, directed by Artists at Play founding member, Peter J. Kuo. (more...)

BWW Interview: Q&A With PS122 Gala Honorees: Annie-B Parson & Paul LazarBWW Interview: Q&A With PS122 Gala Honorees: Annie-B Parson & Paul Lazar
by Wesley Doucette - May 2, 2016

A Q&A with PS122 Gala's Honorees: Annie B Parson and Paul Lazar (more...)

THE KING AND I's Jose Llana to Celebrate Release of New CD with Ruthie Ann Miles at Joe's PubTHE KING AND I's Jose Llana to Celebrate Release of New CD with Ruthie Ann Miles at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Drama Desk Award-winning theatre star JOSE LLANA will celebrate his debut American solo album Altitude with his debut concert at Joe's Pub at The Public on Monday, May 16 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

HBO to Debut 2016 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY 4/30HBO to Debut 2016 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY 4/30
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, N.W.A. and Steve Miller are the performer inductees in the exclusive HBO special 2016 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY, debuting SATURDAY, APRIL 30 (more...)

Seattle Repertory Theatre Sets HERE LIES LOVE, A RAISIN IN THE SUN & More for 2016-17 SeasonSeattle Repertory Theatre Sets HERE LIES LOVE, A RAISIN IN THE SUN & More for 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Artistic Director Braden Abraham today announced Seattle Repertory Theatre's 2016-2017 Season. The season is headlined by the electrifying musical Here Lies Love from David Byrne (Talking Heads) and Fatboy Slim, a new production ofthe award-winning Broadway smash King Charles III, and the timeless classic A Raisin in the Sun. The season runs from September 2016 through May 2017, and subscriptions are available now through the Seattle Rep Box Office at (206) 443-2222, as well as online at SeattleRep.org. Single tickets will go on sale this fall. (more...)

David Byrne to Headline PS122's 2016 Spring GalaDavid Byrne to Headline PS122's 2016 Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

PS122's Spring Gala 2016 celebrates three contemporary luminaries whose influence ripples across borders and through generations by honoring Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar, the visionary team behind Big Dance Theater. In addition, Nicole Birmann Bloom, of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, will receive the Shining Star Award for her unwavering dedication to New York City arts and French-American cultural exchange. (more...)

Sergei Polunin & Natalia Osipova to Perform in SYMPHONY TO A LOST GENERATION at LSO St Luke'sSergei Polunin & Natalia Osipova to Perform in SYMPHONY TO A LOST GENERATION at LSO St Luke's
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Royal Ballet Principal Natalia Osipova and 'bad boy of ballet' Sergei Polunin will dance the principal roles in the first movement of virtuoso young composer Adam Donen's epic Symphony to a Lost Generation , the world's first feature-length fully holographic dramatic production, a moving depiction of the human tragedy of the First World War. The production premieres at LSO St Luke's from the 28-31 May. Polunin and Osipova will be dancing together at Sadler's Wells in June. (more...)

HERE LIES LOVE, A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS & More Set for American Conservatory Theater's 2016-17 SeasonHERE LIES LOVE, A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS & More Set for American Conservatory Theater's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Carey Perloff announced today the final three productions that will comprise the lineup of the company's 50th subscription season. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Announces Full Schedule for Upcoming 39th SeasonHubbard Street Dance Chicago Announces Full Schedule for Upcoming 39th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

CHICAGO – Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton are excited to announce the main company's 2016–17 season performances in Chicago. Tickets to four engagements at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, located at 205 East Randolph Street in Chicago, are available immediately as a Season 39 subscription; single tickets will go on sale in late summer 2016. (more...)

Hubbard Street's 39th Season at Harris Theater to Feature Works by Tharp, Cerrudo & MoreHubbard Street's 39th Season at Harris Theater to Feature Works by Tharp, Cerrudo & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton are excited to announce the main company's 2016-17 season performances in Chicago. Tickets to four engagements at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, located at 205 East Randolph Street in Chicago, are available immediately as a Season 39 subscription; single tickets will go on sale in late summer 2016. (more...)

Tony Award Winning Choreographer Twyla Tharp to Present New Work at the Joyce Theater This SummerTony Award Winning Choreographer Twyla Tharp to Present New Work at the Joyce Theater This Summer
by Louisa Brady - Apr 10, 2016

According to The New York Times, Tony Award winning choreographer Twyla Tharp will present her latest work this summer at the Joyce Theater. The work is currently untitled and is 'a dramatic piece set to a late Beethoven quartet.' Ms. Tharp is currently the artist in residence at the theatre.  (more...)

VIDEO: Watch THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM Band Turn Broadway Classics Into Bluegrass Tunes!VIDEO: Watch THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM Band Turn Broadway Classics Into Bluegrass Tunes!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

What do you get when you mix Broadway and Bluegrass? The band at Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM has a pretty good idea. (more...)

Bob Boilen to Celebrate New Book YOUR SONG CHANGED MY LIFE at LPRBob Boilen to Celebrate New Book YOUR SONG CHANGED MY LIFE at LPR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

(Le) Poisson Rouge and WORD Bookstore are proud to announce the launch event for Bob Boilen's upcoming book, YOUR SONG CHANGED MY LIFE: From Jimmy Page to St. Vincent, Smokey Robinson to Hozier, Thirty-Five Beloved Artists on Their Journey and the Music that Inspired It. The event will take place at (Le) Poisson Rouge at 158 Bleecker Street on Tuesday, April 12th, at 6:00pm. (more...)

John Congleton and the Nighty Nite's Debut LP 'Until the Horror Goes'John Congleton and the Nighty Nite's Debut LP 'Until the Horror Goes'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Legendary Grammy award-winning producer (St. Vincent, Explosions in the Sky, David Byrne) and formerly of The Paper Chase, John Congleton is now streaming his first solo album as John Congleton and the Nighty Nite. (more...)

Mirah and Jherek Bischoff to Play BRIC House, 5/5Mirah and Jherek Bischoff to Play BRIC House, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

BRIC is pleased to welcome Brooklyn songwriter Mirah Yom Tov Zeitlyn and Los Angeles musical polymath Jherek Bischoff to BRIC House on May 5. The night will feature sets from both Mirah and Bischoff, with a euphonious string quartet rounding out the band. Expect to hear tried and true favorites from their back catalog along with new music from both Mirah and Bischoff's forthcoming albums. The sets will also feature Kane Mathis on the Kora, a complex 21 string West African chordophone, and Deerhoof's Greg Saunier on percussion. (more...)

Idina Menzel, Tom Hanks & More Set for 2016 Tribeca Film FestivalIdina Menzel, Tom Hanks & More Set for 2016 Tribeca Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

The 2016 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its lineup of panels and conversations with some of the industry's most critically and commercially successful filmmakers, artists, and executives (more...)

Puerto Rican Day Parade Salsa Festival at Barclays Center to Feature Willie Colon, Jerry Rivera & MorePuerto Rican Day Parade Salsa Festival at Barclays Center to Feature Willie Colon, Jerry Rivera & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Barclays Center is proud to announce the Puerto Rican Day Parade Salsa Festival featuring live performances by the biggest names in Latin music including multi Grammy Award winners WILLIE COLÓN, JERRY RIVERA, SONORA PONCEÑA, GRUPO NICHE, ANDY MONTAÑEZ, EDDIE SANTIAGO, TITO ROJAS and LOS ADOLECENTES on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 8PM. (more...)

Elizabeth Mitchell to Perform Folk Rock Concert for Families at Jewish Museum, 4/10Elizabeth Mitchell to Perform Folk Rock Concert for Families at Jewish Museum, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Two-time Grammy nominee Elizabeth Mitchell and You Are My Flower will perform a folk rock concert for families on Sunday, April 10 at 11:30am at the Jewish Museum. Mitchell, a singer and guitarist known for reinterpreting classic folk songs for children and their parents, will be joined by her fourteen-year-old daughter Storey, her husband Daniel Littleton, and special guests Simi Stone and The M Shanghai Stringband. Concert attendees can enjoy cherished folk classics such as You Are My Sunshine and Peace Like a River, as well as soulful originals from Mitchell's most recent album, Turn Turn Turn, her collaboration with Dan Zanes. (more...)

Damian Woetzel's DEMO Series to Continue at Kennedy Center, 4/22-23Damian Woetzel's DEMO Series to Continue at Kennedy Center, 4/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Damian Woetzel continues his DEMO series uniting artists around a common theme, April 22-23, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. This installment of the multi-genre series features Memphis jookin' dance pioneer Lil Buck, along with fellow jooker Ron "Prime Tyme" Myles, and musicians Sandeep Das (tabla), Johnny Gandelsman (violin), Cristina Pato (gaita), Wu Tong (sheng), David Teie (cello), and singer, song-writer, and multi-instrumentalist Kate Davis. This adventurous cast of musicians and dancers will explore, through their performances, the worlds they came from, collaboratively reinventing their own instruments and art forms around the theme of Place. (more...)

BWW Photo Exclusive: Jose Llana Will Release Debut Album, ALTITUDE, This May!BWW Photo Exclusive: Jose Llana Will Release Debut Album, ALTITUDE, This May!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 15, 2016

YELLOW SOUND LABEL will release the debut American solo album from Drama Desk Award-winning theatre star JOSE LLANA on Friday, May 13. Altitude - based on his acclaimed concert at the Lincoln Center American Songbook Series last year - celebrate his 20 years on Broadway with a savvy collection of songs he performed on and off the main stem, in addition to pop favorites. Tony Award winner Ruthie Ann Miles, his co-star in the Off-Broadway smash Here Lies Love, is featured as special guest. Altitude is produced by Michael Croiter with Kimberly Grigsby serving as Music Director. Pre-order the album at www.YellowSoundLabel.com. (more...)

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