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Date Of Birth:
May 14, 1952 (62)
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Photo Flash: Spike Lee Visits HERE LIES LOVEPhoto Flash: Spike Lee Visits HERE LIES LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

The David Byrne/Fatboy Slim musical hit 'Here Lies Love' will be leaving the Public Theater on January 4th to spread the love across the globe in many new productions, but the celebs are still coming to join in the Disco. Last night, SPIKE LEE was spotted enjoying the show in the house and loved it so much that he joined the cast backstage after the show for a group photo. Check it out below! (more...)

Lineup Announced for Film Theatre Performance Festival, Jan 29-30 at the Segal CenterLineup Announced for Film Theatre Performance Festival, Jan 29-30 at the Segal Center
by Movies News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center announces its inaugural international Segal Film Festival on Theatre and Performance (FTP). The film festival will take place all day long on Thursday, January 29 and Friday, January 30, 2015 at The Segal Theatre Center, The Graduate Center, CUNY in New York City. (more...)

Joyce DiDonato Will Continue Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series in February & MarchJoyce DiDonato Will Continue Carnegie Hall Perspectives Series in February & March
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

In early 2015, the celebrated mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato continues her multi-part Carnegie Hall Perspectives series showcasing her vocal creativity and multifaceted talents that range from programs of familiar and forgotten repertoire from the Baroque and bel canto eras to new works by Jake Heggie written expressly for her. (more...)

Kate Pierson 'Mister Sister' Lyric Video Starring Fred ArmisenKate Pierson 'Mister Sister' Lyric Video Starring Fred Armisen
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Kate Pierson - iconic voice and founding member of the B52s, punk, new wave, genre-defying band will release her debut solo record Guitars and Microphones, February 17 via Lazy Meadow Music/Kobalt Label Services. (more...)

Public Theater to Present THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER as Part of Public Forum, 12/14Public Theater to Present THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER as Part of Public Forum, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

The Public Theater announced the return of Public Forum's holiday tradition, a one-night-only Drama Club reading and discussion of THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER on Sunday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m. at Joe's Pub at The Public. Just in time for the holidays, this exciting evening will feature a reading of Thornton Wilder's 1931 one-act featuring Tarell Alvin McCraney, Ethan Lipton, Andrew Solomon, and Tappan Wilder. Wilder's ingenious, heartbreaking play traces 90 years in the life of an American family, and will spark a discussion about family and storytelling in a society that's rapidly accelerating. (more...)

ETHEL Announces Winter/Spring 2015 SeasonETHEL Announces Winter/Spring 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

ETHEL, America's Groundbreaking Indie-Classical String Quartet, Announces Winter/Spring 2015 Season. (more...)

B52s' Kate Pierson Debut Solo LP Out 2/17, Watch 'Mister Sister' Video ft. Fred ArmisenB52s' Kate Pierson Debut Solo LP Out 2/17, Watch 'Mister Sister' Video ft. Fred Armisen
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Kate Pierson - iconic voice and founding member of the B52s, punk, new wave, genre-defying band has announced her debut solo record Guitars and Microphones, released February 17 via Lazy Meadow Music/Kobalt Label Services. (more...)

CUNY TV's ASIAN AMERICAN LIFE to Feature Jose Llana and Jaygee Macapugay, Beginning 12/5CUNY TV's ASIAN AMERICAN LIFE to Feature Jose Llana and Jaygee Macapugay, Beginning 12/5
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

In its December edition, CUNY TV's ASIAN AMERICAN LIFE looks at the challenges of aging within the Asian American community, opportunities for actors of Asian American descent on Broadway, an ambitious sculpture exhibition that's a feminist twist on an historic Chinese phenomenon, and the team behind an Origami holiday tree at the American Museum of Natural History. Ernabel Demillo hosts with reports from Kyung Yoon and Paul Lin. The new episode premieres Friday, December 5. (more...)

Photo Flash: Harvey Keitel and Michael Urie Visit HERE LIES LOVEPhoto Flash: Harvey Keitel and Michael Urie Visit HERE LIES LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

Michael Urie and Harvey Keitel recently visited HERE LIES LOVE at the Pubilc Theater, where they met with the cast and posed for a few photos. Check out a look back at their visits below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: David Byrne and Jaygee Macapugay Talk HERE LIES LOVESTAGE TUBE: David Byrne and Jaygee Macapugay Talk HERE LIES LOVE
by Stage Tube - Nov 21, 2014

USA Today just posted an interview with Here Lies Love creator David Byrne and the show's star, Jaygee Macapugay. The pair talks about the interactive nature of the musical, Byrne's transition to writing 'popier' songs and more. Watch below! (more...)

Photo Flash: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Danielle Brooks Visits HERE LIES LOVEPhoto Flash: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Danielle Brooks Visits HERE LIES LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Danielle Brooks visited the Public Theater on Halloween to see her friend Maria-Christina Oliveras in the hit David Byrne/Fatboy Slim musical HERE LIES LOVE - check out a look back below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Brooke Shields Visits HERE LIES LOVEPhoto Flash: Brooke Shields Visits HERE LIES LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

Brooke Shields attended HERE LIES LOVE at the Pubilc Theater last night, where she went down to the dressing rooms after the show to visit the cast. Brooke related stories of when she, as a young girl of 16, was invited to open the Philippines Film Festival and spent a weekend with Imelda Marcos in Manila. The disco musical hit is running through January 4th before embarking on a world tour and the current stars are Jaygee Macapugay as Imelda, Jose Llana as Ferdinand Marcos and Conrad Ricamora as Ninoy Aquino. (more...)

David Byrne On Real Life Inspiration For HERE LIES LOVEDavid Byrne On Real Life Inspiration For HERE LIES LOVE
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 29, 2014

David Byrne talks shop, and shoes! (more...)

Sunday Special: From the Mosh Pit to the Stage - Music Stars Turned Broadway ComposersSunday Special: From the Mosh Pit to the Stage - Music Stars Turned Broadway Composers
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 26, 2014

Sting's THE LAST SHIP marks The Police lead singer's Broadway debut tonight, but he's far from the first music industry transplant on the Great White Way. Scroll down to learn more about some of the greatest music stars turned Broadway composers, and be sure to tell us your favorite (or any we left out) in the comments below! (more...)

David Byrne & Cast of HERE LIES LOVE to Host Panel at Apple Store in SoHo this WeekendDavid Byrne & Cast of HERE LIES LOVE to Host Panel at Apple Store in SoHo this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Apple Store in SoHo (103 Prince Street) will host a special afternoon with composer/creator David Byrne along with the cast of the hit off-Broadway musical Here Lies Love on Saturday afternoon, October 25th from 2 to 3 p.m. (more...)

Review Roundup: THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE Opens at the PublicReview Roundup: THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE Opens at the Public
by Review Roundups - Oct 22, 2014

The Public Theater presents The Fortress of Solitude, a world premiere musical with a book by Itamar Moses, and music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. Conceived and directed by Daniel Aukin, The Fortress of Solitude runs through Sunday, November 2, with an official press opening tonight, October 22. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Jaygee Macapugay Takes on Role of 'Imelda Marcos' in HERE LIES LOVE TonightJaygee Macapugay Takes on Role of 'Imelda Marcos' in HERE LIES LOVE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Jaygee Macapugay, who appeared in the cast of the off-Broadway hit musical Here Lies Love, will assume the title role of 'Imelda Marcos' with her first official performance tonight, October 20th. (more...)

EXCLUSIVE: Lunchbox Theatrical Productions' James Cundall Talks CHICAGO, What's Next for ManilaEXCLUSIVE: Lunchbox Theatrical Productions' James Cundall Talks CHICAGO, What's Next for Manila
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - Oct 19, 2014

Following Lunchbox Theatrical Productions' confirmation of CHICAGO The Musical's strictly limited run from December 3rd to the 21st in Manila--first hinted on BroadwayWorld.com (BWW) four months ago--Lunchbox CEO James Cundall reveals more mega-musical surprises for Manila audiences in a candid sit-down interview with us. (more...)

Jose Llana Talks HERE LIES LOVE & More In BedJose Llana Talks HERE LIES LOVE & More In Bed
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 18, 2014

The star of the Public Theater's highly acclaimed Off-Broadway environmental biomusical HERE LIES LOVE, Jose Llana, recently participated in a unique interview series titled BEDTIME STORIES and the interview is now available to view. (more...)

Breaking News: HERE LIES LOVE to Dance Its Last NYC Disco in JanuaryBreaking News: HERE LIES LOVE to Dance Its Last NYC Disco in January
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

After a sold-out engagement at The Public Theater in 2013 and the current commercial off-Broadway run at The Public Theater producers Joey Parnes and Emursive have announced that the David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's' smash hit musical, Here Lies Love, directed by Alex Timbers, will play its final performance in New York on Sunday, January 4th, 2015. The initial Public Theater production began performances on April 2, 2013 and ended its run (after four extensions) on July 28, 2013. The current production reopened at The Public Theater on April 14, 2014 with an official opening on May 1, 2014 (more...)

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