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Date Of Birth:
May 25, 1939 (76)
Birth Place:
McLemoresville, TN, USA
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The Old Globe Sets Cast, Creative Team for BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERYThe Old Globe Sets Cast, Creative Team for BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for the West Coast Premiere of Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, a new work by one of America's great comic playwrights, familiar to millions for Lend Me a Tenor and Crazy for You. Baskerville is directed by Josh Rhodes, who previously choreographed the Globe's productions of Bright Star and Working, as well as Broadway's It Shoulda Been You, First Date, and Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella. The Old Globe engagement will begin performances on July 24, with opening night on Thursday, July 30 at 8:00 p.m., in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Although originally scheduled to run through August 23, Baskerville has been extended by popular demand through August 30, 2015! (more...)

Geffen Playhouse Announces Board Vice Chair to Serve as Executive DirectorGeffen Playhouse Announces Board Vice Chair to Serve as Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

The Geffen Playhouse Board of Directors today announced that Vice Chair Gil Cates, Jr. will serve as the permanent Executive Director for the not-for-profit theater after leading in an interim capacity since February, 2015. (more...)

InDepth InterView: Alfred Molina Talks The Actors Fund Tony Awards Viewing Party, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Upcoming Roles & A Career RetrospectiveInDepth InterView: Alfred Molina Talks The Actors Fund Tony Awards Viewing Party, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Upcoming Roles & A Career Retrospective
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 1, 2015

Today we are talking to a world renowned stage and screen star who has excelled in playing a dizzying array of recognizable characters onstage and onscreen over the course of his unique and diverse career - the affable Alfred Molina. Besides discussing his many upcoming endeavors, Molina points out the importance of The Actors Fund in Los Angeles and highlights his participation in the upcoming LA Actors Fund Tony Awards Viewing Party, which will be held on June 7, and reflects on some of his fellow honorees, as well. Offering news on many of his current and forthcoming projects, Additionally, Molina also looks back at some of his most memorable roles to date ranging from his work with Paul Thomas Anderson on both BOOGIE NIGHTS and MAGNOLIA to his recent rapturously reviewed indie hit LOVE IS STRANGE co-starring John Lithgow to the Joe Orton stage-to-screen adaptation PRICK UP YOUR EARS and much more. Besides of all of that, Molina also comments on his time spent on stages around the world, notably Broadway headlining the most recent revival of Golden Age classic FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, as well as outlines some future roles he would like to pursue onstage, as well. All of that and much, much more with one of Broadway and Hollywood's very best! (more...)

American Theater Company Artistic Director PJ Paparelli Dies at 40American Theater Company Artistic Director PJ Paparelli Dies at 40
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

The Chicago Tribune writes that PJ Paparelli, artistic director of Chicago's American Theater Company for seven years, died today, May 21, 2015 following a car accident while on vacation in Scotland earlier this week. He was 40. (more...)

Noomi Rapace to Play Iconic Opera Singer Maria Callas in Romantic Biopic CALLASNoomi Rapace to Play Iconic Opera Singer Maria Callas in Romantic Biopic CALLAS
by Movies News Desk - May 13, 2015

Noomi Rapace ('Prometheus,' 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,' 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, The Drop') has signed on to play the iconic and most influential female opera singer of the 20th century, Maria Callas, in the feature biopic 'Callas.' (more...)

Smashing Pumpkins' Founder Billy Corgan Joins TNA WRESTLINGSmashing Pumpkins' Founder Billy Corgan Joins TNA WRESTLING
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

TNA Entertainment today announced Billy Corgan, founder of the Smashing Pumpkins and creative icon, is joining TNA Wrestling as Senior Producer, Creative and Talent Development, effective immediately. (more...)

TheatreZone Artistic Director Named Baldwin-Wallace University's 2015 Outstanding EducatorTheatreZone Artistic Director Named Baldwin-Wallace University's 2015 Outstanding Educator
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

Baldwin-Wallace University today announced alumni Mark Danni of Naples, Florida has been named a 2015 Outstanding Educator. Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, Danni is a 1988 graduate of Baldwin-Wallace University. (more...)

Playwright Ken Ludwig Visits LEND ME A TENOR Cast at Ursinus CollegePlaywright Ken Ludwig Visits LEND ME A TENOR Cast at Ursinus College
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2015

Internationally-known playwright Ken Ludwig, writer of Lend Me a Tenor, will be on the Ursinus College campus to meet with the students who brought that play to the stage two weeks ago. (more...)

Destination America to Premiere IMPACT WRESTLING, 1/16Destination America to Premiere IMPACT WRESTLING, 1/16
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Destination America is bracing for impact and entering the ring in 2015 as the new home for TNA's (Total Nonstop Action) IMPACT WRESTLING. (more...)

Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell - Remembering The Stars We Lost in 2014Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell - Remembering The Stars We Lost in 2014
by Walter McBride - Jan 1, 2015

Broadway fans had plenty of reasons to celebrate this year, with dozens of shows having opened since January, hundreds of actors having made their debuts, and many more having returned to the stage for critically acclaimed performances. Not all news was good though, as we also suffered a loss of an incredible amount of talent. Below, BroadwayWorld sends a fond farewell to those who passed away in 2014. (more...)

Destination America to Add TNA WRESTLING'S GREATEST MATCHES to Lineup, Beg 1/7Destination America to Add TNA WRESTLING'S GREATEST MATCHES to Lineup, Beg 1/7
by TV News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Destination America today announced it is adding TNA WRESTLING'S GREATEST MATCHES to its weekend lineup of wrestling programming. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Mary Ann MobleyPhoto Flash: Remembering Mary Ann Mobley
by Walter McBride - Dec 10, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, actress and former Miss America, Mary Ann Mobley, has passed away in Beverly Hills, CA following a long battle with breast cancer. She was 75. (more...)

Actress and Former Miss America Mary Ann Mobley Dies at Age 75Actress and Former Miss America Mary Ann Mobley Dies at Age 75
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Actress and former Miss America, Mary Ann Mobley, has passed away in Beverly Hills, CA following a long battle with breast cancer. (more...)

John McDaniel to Direct Shirley Jones in TheatreZone Fundraiser, 11/9John McDaniel to Direct Shirley Jones in TheatreZone Fundraiser, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Grammy and two-time Emmy Award-winning music director and composer John McDaniel (Bonnie and Clyde, The Rosie O'Donnell Show) is coming to Naples to music direct Oscar-winning actress Shirley Jones at TheatreZone's gala fundraiser 'An Evening with Shirley Jones' on Sunday, Nov. 9. (more...)

Lillias White, Lindsay Mendez & Derek Klena and More Set for 54 Below this WeekLillias White, Lindsay Mendez & Derek Klena and More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Charles Busch, Lindsay Mendez, The Skivvies and More Set for 54 Below, July-Aug 2014Patti LuPone, Charles Busch, Lindsay Mendez, The Skivvies and More Set for 54 Below, July-Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

This July and August 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

'Designing Women' Star Meshach Taylor Dies at 67'Designing Women' Star Meshach Taylor Dies at 67
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Emmy Award-winning actor Meshach Taylor, best known for his role as 'Anthony Bouvier' on TV's Designing Women, died on June 28th at the age of 67 (more...)

RE-DESIGNING WOMEN Opens Tonight at Diversionary TheatreRE-DESIGNING WOMEN Opens Tonight at Diversionary Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Playwright Jamie Morris ('Mommie Queerest,' 'The Facts of Life: The Lost Episode,' and 'The Silence of the Clams') ' is at it again with his latest comedy parody. This time around he spoofs another popular 1980s sitcom, sending up the gals of the Sugarbaker Design Firm in Atlanta. The West Coast Premiere of 'Re-Designing Women' opens May 29 for a three-week run at the Diversionary Theater. (more...)

MCT's LEND ME A TENOR Opens TonightMCT's LEND ME A TENOR Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) presents Ken Ludwig's classic farce LEND ME A TENOR, April 10-27, 2014. This production is a collaboration with the Marquette University Theatre Department with several students, alumni and faculty filling roles both onstage and on the creative team. Ken Ludwig's LEND ME A TENOR performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

Capitol Center for the Arts Presents Oscar-Nominee Hal Holbrook in MARK TWAIN TONIGHT!Capitol Center for the Arts Presents Oscar-Nominee Hal Holbrook in MARK TWAIN TONIGHT!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Oscar®-nominee Hal Holbrook returns to the Capitol Center for the Arts tonight, April 11 at 8:00 PM in Mark Twain Tonight! - his acclaimed Tony Award-winning one-man show which celebrates the humor, satirical wit, and timeless observations of Mark Twain. Tickets start at $45 and are on sale now at the Capitol Center box office, located at 44 South Main Street, Concord, NH (more...)

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