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Date of Birth: January 19, 1946 (70)
Birth Place: Sevierville, Tennessee, USA
Gender: Female
Christopher Bond's Country Musical ROMFORD ROSE to Premiere at Queen's Theatre HornchurchChristopher Bond's Country Musical ROMFORD ROSE to Premiere at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

This summer, Queen's Theatre Hornchurch presents the celebrated playwright Christopher Bond's ROMFORD ROSE, a sparkling yet heartfelt new musical, brimming with foot-stomping, original country melodies by Jo Collins and featuring some of the UK's most talented musicians performing on a wonderful selection of instruments from the mandolin and banjo to the mighty pedal steel. (more...)

Cyndi Lauper's Country 'Detour' to Stop by CBS THIS MORNING, LATE NIGHT, CMT and More This WeekCyndi Lauper's Country 'Detour' to Stop by CBS THIS MORNING, LATE NIGHT, CMT and More This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Grammy, Emmy and Tony-winning singer-songwriter Cyndi Lauper is taking a country DETOUR May 6 with her highly-anticipated new album (available for pre-order now) featuring a collection of country covers from the 40's, 50's and 60's. (more...)

BWW Review: REAL LIFE ROCK is Critic's Magnum OpusBWW Review: REAL LIFE ROCK is Critic's Magnum Opus
by John Walker Ross - May 3, 2016

When a culture critic is as prolific and well known as Greil Marcus, and has written books as revered as Mystery Train and Lipstick Traces, it's a mouthful to say any one book defines him (more...)

Musical Comedy 'The Great American Trailer Park Musical' Opens at Stage Coach Theatre on 5/27Musical Comedy 'The Great American Trailer Park Musical' Opens at Stage Coach Theatre on 5/27
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2016

'The Great American Trailer Park Musical'. A musical comedy. Music and lyrics by David Nehls. Book by Betsy Kelso. Directed by: Kelliey Black Chavez (more...)

BWW Interview: Kellie Pickler Talks Idol, Reality Series & Broadway DreamsBWW Interview: Kellie Pickler Talks Idol, Reality Series & Broadway Dreams
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 30, 2016

Today, Pickler speaks exclusively with BWW about her recent appearance on the Series Finale of AMERICAN IDOL, her recent partnership with Flonase Allergy Relief and her dream of one day starring in a Broadway musical! (more...)

Target Margin Theater to Present Reimagining of THE ICEMAN COMETH at HERETarget Margin Theater to Present Reimagining of THE ICEMAN COMETH at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Target Margin Theater presents The ICEMAN Lab, a radical new reimaging of The Iceman Cometh, with four diverse theater artists each tackling a separate act of the play. This fresh take on O'Neill's classic will give audiences the opportunity to see each act as a separate experiment or all together in a single sitting. The four acts of The ICEMAN Lab will play a varied schedule at the HERE Arts Center (145 6th Avenue) from June 2 through June 25, with special marathon performances on June 11 and June 18. (more...)

Dolly Parton Hopes to See Her Life Story Unfold as a Broadway MusicalDolly Parton Hopes to See Her Life Story Unfold as a Broadway Musical
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

In a new interview with Paper magazine, country music legend Dolly Parton revealed that seeing her LIFE STORY unfold on a Broadway stage is among the many items on her bucket list. (more...)

MUSIC CITY CONFIDENTIAL: What's This Week's Gossip?MUSIC CITY CONFIDENTIAL: What's This Week's Gossip?
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 26, 2016

At long last, Music City Confidential is back to help you get caught back on the talk of the town - all the news that's fit to print about the Nashville theater community - and to immerse you in the minutiae of life in Theater City (a term we've been trying to copyright since we were in junior high with Thespis, Aristophanes and Martha Wilkinson). (more...)

Dolly Parton Announces Dates for First Leg of 2016 'Pure & Simple' TourDolly Parton Announces Dates for First Leg of 2016 'Pure & Simple' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Coming off the heels of a headline-making performance at the ACM Awards in early April, Dolly Parton is heading out on her largest North American tour in over two decades. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Marina Kamen's 'Musical Health Talk' Video Broadcast Gets Those Vocals Soaring with Entertainment Award Winner Natalie DouglasSTAGE TUBE: Marina Kamen's 'Musical Health Talk' Video Broadcast Gets Those Vocals Soaring with Entertainment Award Winner Natalie Douglas
by Marina Kamen - Apr 22, 2016

Enjoy this 'Musical Health Talk' Video Broadcast Musical Interview with myself, Marina Kamen & Natalie Douglas as we get you moving to the Beat! From NYC to London and around the globe, critically acclaimed Natalie Douglas is a pro in every sense of the word. An energetic, fun & motivating program, we promise to get you on up and move as you watch or simply bop along with us for your Musical Health! (more...)

Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre to Continue Season with THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEEWay Off Broadway Dinner Theatre to Continue Season with THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre continues its 2016 Season with the musical comedy The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, opening Friday, May 6th. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Sam Weber in PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES at Paper Mill PlayhouseBWW Interview: Sam Weber in PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 21, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Sam Weber who plays Eddie in Paper Mill Playhouse's production of 'Pump Boys and Dinettes.' Directed by John Foley and choreographed by JoAnn M. Hunter, the show will be on the Millburn stage through May 1st. (more...)

BWW Review: SuperMAS Leaps Tall BuildingsBWW Review: SuperMAS Leaps Tall Buildings
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 20, 2016

Oh, for the love of God, we get it, we get it: The superwomen – who might best be described as the superheroines of Nashville's theaterati and assorted non-stagey types – of SuperMAS love each other, admire each other's mad musical theater skills and get along as well as a bunch of Canadians trying to out-courteous one another! But just imagine how much fun it would be if the quintet of superior performers could somehow show us the seamy underbelly of their interactions and artistic collaborations, exposing us to the histrionics of the Real Housewives reality of their relationships…complete with overturned tables, repeated air kisses and trips to faraway lands where they redefine the term “ugly Americans.” (more...)

BWW Review: Arizona Broadway Theatre Blows The Roof Off THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXASBWW Review: Arizona Broadway Theatre Blows The Roof Off THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
by Herbert Paine - Apr 19, 2016

Arizona Broadway Theatre blows the roof off the THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS with a non-stop hit parade of Lone Star big star moments. Leading the pack is Cassandra Norville Klaphake as Miss Mona, the madam of the legendary brothel that inspired Carol Hall, Larry King, and Peter Masterson to pen the tale of tricks and treats. Klaphake delivers a commanding performance as the mother hen who guards her coop with a righteous blend of good business sense and sentimentality. (more...)

Photo Flash: Exclusive First Look at Liz Shivener, Gregg Goodbrod and More in New Immersive GHOST THE MUSICALPhoto Flash: Exclusive First Look at Liz Shivener, Gregg Goodbrod and More in New Immersive GHOST THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

The 'nationally regarded' Fulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre present the exclusive premiere of the new chamber version of Ghost: The Musical through May 14 (Performances at Maine State Music Theatre are June 8 - June 25, 2016). The romantic and heart-wrenching story will feature a cast of 10, focusing on the central characters of the original story, with a 6 piece orchestra. New acoustic versions of the songs from the original Broadway production will include, 'Unchained Melody,' 'Here Right Now,'  'Suspend My Disbelief - I Had a Life,' and more!   BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look below! (more...)

Fulton Theatre to Present Re-Invented GHOST: THE MUSICAL, 4/19Fulton Theatre to Present Re-Invented GHOST: THE MUSICAL, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

 The "nationally regarded" Fulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre present the exclusive premiere of the new chamber version of Ghost: The Musical through May 14 (Performances at Maine State Music Theatre are June 8 - June 25, 2016). The romantic and heart-wrenching story will feature a cast of 10, focusing on the central characters of the original story, with a 6 piece orchestra. New acoustic versions of the songs from the original Broadway production will include, "Unchained Melody," "Here Right Now,"  "Suspend My Disbelief - I Had a Life," and more! (more...)

'Great Balls of Fire' Songwriter & Broadway Performer Jack Hammer Dies at 90'Great Balls of Fire' Songwriter & Broadway Performer Jack Hammer Dies at 90
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Hammer performed on Broadway in the 1970s in BUBBLING BROWN SUGAR and at one point was scheduled to portray Jimi Hendrix in a film. Mr. Hammer was a veteran who served in World War II. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Paper Mill's PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES Gets an Extra Order of Love with Onstage Marriage ProposalSTAGE TUBE: Paper Mill's PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES Gets an Extra Order of Love with Onstage Marriage Proposal
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2016

Last Saturday, Paper Mill Playhouse was privileged to participate in an on-stage marriage proposal during a performance of PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES - watch the moment during intermission below! PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater through May 1, 2016. (more...)

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center to Present 9 TO 5, 5/19-6/12Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center to Present 9 TO 5, 5/19-6/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center (FAC) is excited to announce the final Mainstage production of the season and regional premiere, 9 to 5: The Musical May 19-June 12. Directed and choreographed by Associate Director of Performing Arts, Nathan Halvorson, this hilarious new musical based on the blockbuster film is an outrageous, thought?provoking story of friendship and getting ahead in the Rolodex era. (more...)

Way Off Broadway to Present THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEEWay Off Broadway to Present THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre continues its 2016 Season with the musical comedy The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, opening Friday, May 6th. (more...)

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