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Date of Birth: May 14, 1952 (64)
Birth Place: Dumbarton, Dunbarstonshire, SCOTLAND
Gender: Male
The Public & International Rescue Committee to Host WELCOME HOME: A CELEBRATION OF WORLD REFUGEE DAYThe Public & International Rescue Committee to Host WELCOME HOME: A CELEBRATION OF WORLD REFUGEE DAY
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

The Public Theater and International Rescue Committee announced today that a special free one-night-only Public Forum event, WELCOME HOME: A CELEBRATION OF WORLD REFUGEE DAY, will take place on Monday, June 20 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Free Public Forum tickets will be distributed, two per person (age 5+), at the Delacorte Theater beginning at 12:00 p.m. on the day of the Forum. (more...)

The Public's 2016-17 Season to Feature Nia Vardalos, David Byrne's Alex Timbers-Helmed SAINT JOAN, GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM with Harvey Fierstein & More!The Public's 2016-17 Season to Feature Nia Vardalos, David Byrne's Alex Timbers-Helmed SAINT JOAN, GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM with Harvey Fierstein & More!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham announced the line-up today for The Public's 2016-17 season. (more...)

THE LION's Benjamin Scheuer Teams with Photographer Riya Lerner to Benefit Leukemia & Lymphoma SocietyTHE LION's Benjamin Scheuer Teams with Photographer Riya Lerner to Benefit Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Award-winning American singer/songwriter, guitar player and playwright Benjamin Scheuer and photographer Riya Lernerare are set to host a one-night-only gallery show featuring images from the pair's limited edition 2014 artist book BETWEEN TWO SPACES at the Leslie Lohman Prince St. Project Space in New York City on June 7. (more...)

International Dance Piece PEARL to Launch North American Tour in MontrealInternational Dance Piece PEARL to Launch North American Tour in Montreal
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

After a successful run at Broadway's Lincoln Center in August 2015, Pearl, the Canadian-American-Chinese dance theatre spectacular, inspired by the life of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Pearl S. Buck, begins its North American tour in Montreal. From June 14 to 18, there will be 5 nightly performances at 8pm in the Sandra and Leo Kolber Centre of the Imperial Theatre, located in the heart of the Quartier des Spectacles at 1432 Bleury. (more...)

Xiu Xiu Covers John Congleton and the Nighty NiteXiu Xiu Covers John Congleton and the Nighty Nite
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Experimental darlings Xiu Xiu have just released a cover of acclaimed producer/artist John Congleton's “Just Lay Still,” one of the more bizarre tracks off John Congleton and the Nighty Nite's Until The Horror Goes. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Tituss Burgess, Jose Llana and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubPatti LuPone, Tituss Burgess, Jose Llana and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly lineup for May 11-22. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Loudon Wainwright & Iris DeMent to Perform at the Boulder TheaterLoudon Wainwright & Iris DeMent to Perform at the Boulder Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Loudon Wainwright and Iris Dement will perform at the Boulder Theater on August 6th, 2016.  (more...)

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...)

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