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Date of Birth: February 27, 1932 (83)
Birth Place: London, Hampstead, ENGLAND
Gender: Female
VIDEO: Watch All-New Sneak Peek at PBS's CAROLE KING DocumentaryVIDEO: Watch All-New Sneak Peek at PBS's CAROLE KING Documentary
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Below, watch a sneak peek at PBS's CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN, premiering Friday, February 19 at 9/8c. (more...)


by Iris Moebius - Feb 9, 2016

Schon im Zuge ihrer Zusammenarbeit bei der West Side Story hatten sich der Regisseur und Produzent Harold Prince sowie der Komponist und Texter Stephen Sondheim mit der Frage beschaftigt, ob es moglich ware, ein Musical komplett im ¾-Takt zu schreiben. In Ingmar Bergmans Film DAS LÄCHELN EINER SOMMERNACHT fanden sie Jahre spater den idealen Stoff fur dieses Vorhaben - und das Experiment gelang! Eingebettet in das Formkorsett des Walzertaktes und mit je einer Prise Shakespeare, Tschechow und Strindberg gewurzt, gelang Sondheim und seinem Buchautoren Hugh Wheeler mit dem poetischen, im Schweden um die Jahrhundertwende angesiedelten Liebesreigen schließlich ein melancholisch-faszinierendes Kammermusical, das seit seiner Urauffuhrung 1973 am New Yorker Broadway die Buhnen der Welt im Sturm eroberte. Die Premiere am Staatstheater am Gartnerplatz Munchen fand am vergangenen Donnerstag statt, weitere Vorstellungen laufen vorerst noch bis Ende des Monats. Wir haben hier einige visuelle Eindrucke der Produktion zusammengestellt: (more...)

Renee Elise Goldsberry, Michael Urie and More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY This SpringRenee Elise Goldsberry, Michael Urie and More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

In March for its first performances of 2016, New York's funniest show CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY will welcome to its cast stars of stage and screen Michael Urie (LOGO's Cocktails & Classics, Buyer & Cellar, TV's Ugly Betty), Broadway's Renee Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton), Rachel Dratch (SNL), Tovah Feldshuh (The Walking Dead, My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Maulik Pancholy (30 Rock), comedy legend Alan Zweibel & Drama Desk-winners Eugene Pack & Dayle Reyfel for its March shows on Sat. 3/5 at 9:30pm & Mon. 3/7 at 7pm at The Triad (Stage 72 -- 158 West 72nd Street). (more...)

FSLC Announces Morgan Freeman as Recipient of 43rd Annual Chaplin AwardFSLC Announces Morgan Freeman as Recipient of 43rd Annual Chaplin Award
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that Academy Award–winning actor Morgan Freeman will be honored at the 43rd Annual Chaplin Award Gala held at Lincoln Center on Monday, April 25, 2016. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - American Masters Documentary CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMANVIDEO: Sneak Peek - American Masters Documentary CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Now, King tells her own story in the new documentary American Masters -- CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN, premiering nationwide Friday, February 19 at 9 p.m. on PB (more...)

Charles Busch Returning to Theater for the New City with New ComedyCharles Busch Returning to Theater for the New City with New Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Charles Busch will return to Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Executive Artistic Director) this spring with his new comedy Charles Busch's CLEOPATRA for a limited premiere showcase engagement at Theater for the New City's Community Theater (155 First Avenue). The premiere production, directed by Busch's longtime collaborator Carl Andress (The Tribute Artist, Judith of Bethulia, The Divine Sister) will play a limited engagement of 22 performances from Friday, March 25 through April 17, 2016. (more...)

CHARLES BUSCH'S CLEOPATRA Will Play Theater for the New City This SpringCHARLES BUSCH'S CLEOPATRA Will Play Theater for the New City This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Charles Busch will return to Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Executive Artistic Director) this spring with his new comedy Charles Busch's CLEOPATRA for a limited premiere showcase engagement at Theater for the New City'sCommunity Theater (155 First Avenue). The premiere production, directed by Busch's longtime collaborator Carl Andress (The Tribute Artist, Judith of Bethulia, The Divine Sister) will play a limited engagement of 22 performances fromFriday, March 25 through April 17, 2016. (more...)

Joseph Fiennes, Stockard Channing Set for Michael Jackson TV BiopicJoseph Fiennes, Stockard Channing Set for Michael Jackson TV Biopic
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Joseph Fiennes will take on the role of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson in an upcoming television biopic for the UK's Sky Arts. (more...)

Tina Fey & Amy Poehler to Present Carol Burnett with Life Achievement Award at 22nd SAG AWARDSTina Fey & Amy Poehler to Present Carol Burnett with Life Achievement Award at 22nd SAG AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will present the Life Achievement Award to comedic trailblazer, actor, singer, dancer, producer and author Carol Burnett live at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (more...)

Embrace Winter With Suite Savings: Ritz-Carlton Montreal's 'The Colder the Better' Package Offers Reduced Prices for Low Temperatures Embrace Winter With Suite Savings: Ritz-Carlton Montreal's 'The Colder the Better' Package Offers Reduced Prices for Low Temperatures
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

MONTREAL, QC - Ritz-Carlton Montreal is rolling out a guest-favourite package this winter, 'The Colder the Better.' Back by popular demand, 'The Colder the Better' is available at the downtown Montreal hotel for all luxury suites with fireplaces, where guests automatically save a percentage off their room rate based on the temperature outside at check-in including the wind-chill factor when below zero. Minus 25 degrees Celsius upon check-in? Save 25 percent off a suite. If the mercury dips further, save even more. The package is set to be a sure-fire hit with travellers, given the low Canadian dollar and upward trend of the 'staycation.' (more...)

I LOVED LUCY Begins Jermyn Street Theatre Run in FebruaryI LOVED LUCY Begins Jermyn Street Theatre Run in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Based on his best selling memoir, Lee Tannen's funny, bitter-sweet play, which gets its UK premiere in a four-week season at Jermyn Street Theatre from Tuesday 2 - Saturday 27 February, reveals the real-life Lucy and what is was like being her friend to the end. Most people who wrote about Lucy never even met her. They relied on others to fill in the blanks. Lee relied solely on Lucy. And he paints a rich personal portrait that can only add to our love of a legend. (more...)

Ellen McLaughlin, Leo Marks, Richard Kind and More to Star in ALLEY ALL NEW Festival This WinterEllen McLaughlin, Leo Marks, Richard Kind and More to Star in ALLEY ALL NEW Festival This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

The Alley Theatre's ALLEY ALL NEW FESTIVAL, January 28 - February 7, features six playwrights and more than 25 actors from around the country who will be presenting new work through a series of readings and workshop performances. (more...)

Bare Theatre to Present LOVE LETTERS, 2/12-28Bare Theatre to Present LOVE LETTERS, 2/12-28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Bare Theatre presents A. R. Gurney's Love Letters, the company's first production at Sonorous Road Productions in Raleigh, running February 12 - 28, 2016. (more...)

Sir Sidney Poitier to be Honored with 2016 BAFTA FellowshipSir Sidney Poitier to be Honored with 2016 BAFTA Fellowship
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts will honor Sir Sidney Poitier with the Fellowship at the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday, February 14th. (more...)

SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN to Launch 2016 Tour in Los Angeles Next MonthSHARON TATE IN HEAVEN to Launch 2016 Tour in Los Angeles Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce the first dates of the 2016 tour of SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN, beginning in Los Angeles for a return engagement, and with additional tour dates to follow in Florida, New York City and Long Island, NY, coinciding with the worldwide release of a film for new media version. It will play on the West Coast on February 5th and 6th for two shows only at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute on the the James Dean Soundstage, an 'environmental' TV studio setting. (more...)

THIRTEEN's 'American Masters to Present New Documentary CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN, 2/19THIRTEEN's 'American Masters to Present New Documentary CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Four-time Grammy Award-winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, recent Kennedy Center Honoree and the first woman to be awarded The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Carole King's (b. February 9, 1942) career as a singer-songwriter is unparalleled. (more...)

Hasty Pudding Theatricals Name Kerry Washington 2016 Woman of the YearHasty Pudding Theatricals Name Kerry Washington 2016 Woman of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces Golden Globe and Emmy Awards nominated actress, KERRY WASHINGTON as the recipient of its 2016 Woman of the Year Award. (more...)

Sandra Dickinson to Lead UK Premiere of I LOVED LUCYSandra Dickinson to Lead UK Premiere of I LOVED LUCY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

I Loved Lucy is a personal portrait of an iconic comedic entertainer whose public face is all too well known. But what was Lucille Ball really like and how did she choose to live her life…at the end of her life?  Out of the spotlight. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS, 2/22HBO to Debut Documentary BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS, 2/22
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

With disarming candor, wry wit and sharp self-deprecation, Nichols delivered a master class on his craft in what would be his last in-depth interviews, for BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS, debuting MONDAY, FEB. 22, exclusively on HBO, following its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/12-12/13/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/12-12/13/2015
by - Dec 13, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, December 13, 2015 - Sunday, December 13, 2015. (more...)

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