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Date of Birth: November 30, 1947 (69)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
Regional Riches: Celebrating the Legacy of Regional Theatres on BroadwayRegional Riches: Celebrating the Legacy of Regional Theatres on Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 27, 2017

Broadway shows are made, not born. Though the polished final product of a Broadway show seems to land before our very eyes as if put there by some divine circumstance, the life of the average show before it makes its way to New York is long. (more...)

Review Roundup: ACTUALLY at Geffen PlayhouseReview Roundup: ACTUALLY at Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

'Every single thing leads to everything else…' Amber and Tom, finding their way as freshmen at Princeton, spend a night together that alters the course of their lives. (more...)

River Street Theater to Present Two Plays by Leonard Melfi This SummerRiver Street Theater to Present Two Plays by Leonard Melfi This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

One for the money, two for the show! William Alderson and the River Street Theater Company present two plays by Leonard Melfi, LUNCHTIME FROM ENCOUNTERS and BIRDBATH. (more...)

New Ohio Theatre Announces Ice Factory Festival 2017 LineupNew Ohio Theatre Announces Ice Factory Festival 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Artistic Director Robert Lyons presents the 24th annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival. Ice Factory 2017 takes place at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Ice Factory 2017 will present seven new works over seven weeks, running June 28 - August 12. (more...)

2016 Primus Prize Winner IN A WORD Premieres at Cherry Lane Theatre2016 Primus Prize Winner IN A WORD Premieres at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Lesser America (Half Moon Bay, The Bachelors, Carnival Kids, Trevor) presents the New York Premiere of IN A WORD by Lauren Yee, winner of the 2016 Francesca Primus Prize and a finalist for the ATCA/Steinberg Award. Directed by Tyne Rafaeli (The Bridges of Madison County national tour, Actually at Geffen Playhouse), previews begin June 16 at Cherry Lane Theatre, where Lesser America continues its run as the inaugural Company in Residence. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival's SUMMER STARS CELEBRATION to Honor Playwright Theresa RebeckDorset Theatre Festival's SUMMER STARS CELEBRATION to Honor Playwright Theresa Rebeck
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival is celebrating its 40th Anniversary Season on June 25 at 6:30 pm with a Summer Stars Celebration: an enchanted evening of entertainment and partying under the stars, with the stars. (more...)

David Mamet's MasterClass on Dramatic Writing Available Online TodayDavid Mamet's MasterClass on Dramatic Writing Available Online Today
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

David Mamet's MasterClass on Dramatic Writing is officially available starting today. (more...)

Hampton Theatre Company Presents ALARMS AND EXCURSIONS in QuogueHampton Theatre Company Presents ALARMS AND EXCURSIONS in Quogue
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

"Alarms and Excursions," a collection of rollicking comedies by "Noises Off" playwright Michael Frayn, will be the final offering of the Hampton Theatre Company's 2016-2017 season, opening on May 25 at the Quogue Community Hall and running through June 11. (more...)

2017 Obie Award-Winning ICE FACTORY FESTIVAL Comes to New Ohio Theatre2017 Obie Award-Winning ICE FACTORY FESTIVAL Comes to New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Artistic Director Robert Lyons proudly presents the 24th annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival. Ice Factory 2017 takes place at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Ice Factory 2017 will present seven new works over seven weeks, running June 28 - August 12. (more...)

Matthew Broderick, Penny Fuller and More to Take Part in Eugene Pack's THE PLIGHT OF THE SAGE GROUSE ReadingMatthew Broderick, Penny Fuller and More to Take Part in Eugene Pack's THE PLIGHT OF THE SAGE GROUSE Reading
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Next week on Tuesday, May 23 in New York City, Circus Road will present an invite-only reading of a new play The Plight of the Sage Grouse by Drama Desk winner and Emmy nominee Eugene Pack. (more...)

TN Shakespeare Company Stages THE COMEDY OF ERRORS 6/8-18TN Shakespeare Company Stages THE COMEDY OF ERRORS 6/8-18
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance, presents William Shakespeare's madcap, joyous The Comedy of Errors on the U of M's Theatre Mainstage from June 8-18. (more...)

Emmy Winner Gordon Clapp to Lead Nora Theatre's THE MIDVALE HIGH SCHOOL FIFTIETH REUNION World PremiereEmmy Winner Gordon Clapp to Lead Nora Theatre's THE MIDVALE HIGH SCHOOL FIFTIETH REUNION World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Nora Theatre Company will present the world premiere of Alan Brody's The Midvale High School Fiftieth Reunion from June 1 - July 2, 2017. The Midvale High School Fiftieth Reunion is directed by Lee Mikeska Gardner. The press performance is Monday, June 5 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Evening Star Productions and Sol Children Theatre Announce 2017-2018 Season!Evening Star Productions and Sol Children Theatre Announce 2017-2018 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Although Evening Star Productions and Sol Children Theatre are not yet through their fourth and fifteenth seasons, both companies - under the direction of founder and Artistic Director Rosalie Grant - are deep into preparation for next year's productions. (more...)

TOP GIRLS, CHICAGO, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Among Keegan Theatre's 2017-18 LineupTOP GIRLS, CHICAGO, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Among Keegan Theatre's 2017-18 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Keegan Theatre has announced its 2017-2018 season, featuring 2 DC Premieres, 1 World Premiere, and its 15th Ireland Tour of an American classic. (more...)

Space 55 presents David Mamet's DUCK VARIATIONS 5/12-28Space 55 presents David Mamet's DUCK VARIATIONS 5/12-28
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

David Mamet's play, DUCK VARIATIONS returns to Space 55, each weekend from May 12 - 28.  Performances are Friday and Saturday nights at 8 pm for $15 and Sunday matinees at 2 pm for $12.  Tickets are on sale at space55.org. (more...)

HEDWIG Creator's New Show THIS AIN'T NO DISCO to Bring Drifters & Dreamers to Atlantic Theater Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!HEDWIG Creator's New Show THIS AIN'T NO DISCO to Bring Drifters & Dreamers to Atlantic Theater Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-18 season productions and one Atlantic for Kids production. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Paul - Week of 4/30/2017Now Playing Onstage in St. Paul - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for St. Paul (more...)

Joe Mantegna to Direct Ronnie Marmo in I AM NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE at Theatre 68Joe Mantegna to Direct Ronnie Marmo in I AM NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE at Theatre 68
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Ronnie Marmo and Theatre 68, with the blessings of Kitty Bruce (daughter of the late Lenny Bruce), along with The Lenny Bruce Foundation, are thrilled to announce Joe Mantegna has agreed to direct "I'M NOT A COMEDIAN…I'M LENNY BRUCE"  - The World Premiere show stars Ronnie Marmo as Lenny Bruce, and is set to open at Theatre 68 on June 23, 2017.  (more...)

Nobody Can Swing Like Them! Meet the Full Cast of BANDSTAND, Opening Tonight on BroadwayNobody Can Swing Like Them! Meet the Full Cast of BANDSTAND, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 26, 2017

The brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) with music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, opens tonight, April 26, at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45 Street). Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Paul - Week of 4/23/2017Now Playing Onstage in St. Paul - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for St. Paul (more...)

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