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Date Of Birth:
October 24, 1939 (75)
Birth Place:
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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Official: IT'S ONLY A PLAY Extends Broadway Run Into June!Official: IT'S ONLY A PLAY Extends Broadway Run Into June!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

Producers Tom Kirdahy, Roy Furman, and Ken Davenport announced today that the smash hit Broadway comedy It's Only a Play, which opened on Broadway on October 9, 2014, has extended its run through Sunday, June 7, 2015. Originally announced as a limited engagement through January 4th, It's Only a Play was recently extended through March 29th at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street), where it will now play through June 7th. Tickets are now on sale for all performances. For more information on It's Only A Play, please visit www.ItsOnlyAPlay.com. (more...)

CSC's A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY, Starring Peter Dinklage and Taylor Schilling, Opens TonightCSC's A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY, Starring Peter Dinklage and Taylor Schilling, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Classic Stage Company welcomes Emmy Award-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Anthony Edwards ('ER'), Annabella Sciorra ('The Sopranos') and Tony Award-winner Elizabeth Franz (Death of A Salesman, Brighton Beach Memoirs), alongside Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister on HBO's Game of Thrones) and Taylor Schilling (Piper Chapman on Netflix's Orange Is The New Black) in Ivan Turgenev's A Month in the Country, opening at CSC (136 East 13th Street) tonight, January 29, for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 22. (more...)

IT'S ONLY A PLAY Dedicating Today's Matinee Performance to TV Icon Joe FranklinIT'S ONLY A PLAY Dedicating Today's Matinee Performance to TV Icon Joe Franklin
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Producers Tom Kirdahy, Roy Furman, and Ken Davenport announced that today's Wednesday matinee of It's Only a Play will be dedicated to the memory of television pioneer, Joe Franklin, who passed away on January 24, 2015. (more...)

VIDEO: IT'S ONLY A PLAY's Martin Short Reveals He Was 'Hesitant' to Take on Lead RoleVIDEO: IT'S ONLY A PLAY's Martin Short Reveals He Was 'Hesitant' to Take on Lead Role
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Martin Short stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about taking over the lead role in the hit Broadway comedy IT'S ONLY A PLAY. (more...)

VIDEO: Martin Short Talks IT'S ONLY A PLAY & More on 'Late Late Show'VIDEO: Martin Short Talks IT'S ONLY A PLAY & More on 'Late Late Show'
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW on CBS, IT'S ONLY A PLAY's Martin Short joined guest host Regis Philbin to discuss replacing Nathan Lane in the hit Broadway play, as well as his new memoir titled, 'I Must Say: My Life As a Humble Comedy Legend.' (more...)

Jim Dale Hosts Tonight's 2015 Theater Hall of Fame Gala, Honoring Susan Stroman, F. Murray Abraham and MoreJim Dale Hosts Tonight's 2015 Theater Hall of Fame Gala, Honoring Susan Stroman, F. Murray Abraham and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

The 44th annual Theater Hall of Fame gala and induction ceremony will be held tonight, January 26, at the Gershwin Theater, honoring director/choreographer Susan Stroman, actors F. Murray Abraham, Alvin Epstein and Blythe Danner, former theatre critic Frank Rich, chairman of the Shubert Organization Philip J. Smith, playwright Alfred Uhry and director Marshall W. Mason. (more...)

21st ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS; All the Winners!21st ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS; All the Winners!
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 25, 2015

SAG-AFTRA presented its coveted ActorŽ statuettes for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2014 at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (more...)

Photo Coverage: IT'S ONLY A PLAY Cast Takes Re-Opening Night BowsPhoto Coverage: IT'S ONLY A PLAY Cast Takes Re-Opening Night Bows
by Walter McBride - Jan 25, 2015

Broadway's record-breaking, star-studded smash hit comedy It's Only a Play by 4-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, recently welcomed Martin Short, two-time Tony Award winner Katie Finneran and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning '30 Rock' alum Maulik Pancholy - in his Broadway debut - to the cast! The show transferred from the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre to the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street). Check out photos from the re-opening bows below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sarah Jessica Parker, Larry David, Diane Sawyer, and More Attend IT's ONLY A PLAY Re-Opening Night ReceptionPhoto Coverage: Sarah Jessica Parker, Larry David, Diane Sawyer, and More Attend IT's ONLY A PLAY Re-Opening Night Reception
by Walter McBride - Jan 24, 2015

Broadway's record-breaking, star-studded smash hit comedy It's Only a Play by 4-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, recently welcomed Martin Short, two-time Tony Award winner Katie Finneran and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning '30 Rock' alum Maulik Pancholy - in his Broadway debut - to the cast! The show transferred from the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre to the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street). Check out photos from the re-opening reception below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Katie Finneran, Martin Short, Matthew Broderick, and More Celebrate IT'S ONLY A PLAY Moving DayPhoto Coverage: Katie Finneran, Martin Short, Matthew Broderick, and More Celebrate IT'S ONLY A PLAY Moving Day
by Walter McBride - Jan 24, 2015

Broadway's record-breaking, star-studded smash hit comedy It's Only a Play by 4-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, recently welcomed Martin Short, two-time Tony Award winner Katie Finneran and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning '30 Rock' alum Maulik Pancholy - in his Broadway debut - to the cast! The show transferred from the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre to the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street). Check out photos from moving day below! (more...)

IT'S ONLY A PLAY Cast Help 'Schlep' Props, Scenery & More to New VenueIT'S ONLY A PLAY Cast Help 'Schlep' Props, Scenery & More to New Venue
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Today, the New York Post Page Six reports that the show's cast members, including Martin Short, Matthew Broderick, Stockard Channing and F. Murray Abraham, will pitch in and help the transition (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

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In the Spotlight Series: New Cast of Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAYIn the Spotlight Series: New Cast of Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2015

Broadway's record-breaking, star-studded smash hit comedy It's Only a Play by 4-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, recently welcomed Martin Short, two-time Tony Award winner Katie Finneran and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning '30 Rock' alum Maulik Pancholy - in his Broadway debut - to the cast. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the new cast in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)

Lincoln Center Education to Showcase Kenan Fellows, 1/29-31Lincoln Center Education to Showcase Kenan Fellows, 1/29-31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Kenan Fellows studying arts and education with Lincoln Center Education will present their work from January 29 - 31, 2015 at the Clark Studio Theater at Lincoln Center Education, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, Rose Building, 7th Floor. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 10-16THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 10-16
by Louisa Brady - Jan 16, 2015

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include coverage of new cast members of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU and IT'S ONLY A PLAY, Cheyenne Jackson at Cafe Carlyle, opening nights of CONSTELLATIONS and HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: New Cast of IT'S ONLY A PLAY Meets the Press at Sardi's!Photo Coverage: New Cast of IT'S ONLY A PLAY Meets the Press at Sardi's!
by Walter McBride - Jan 15, 2015

Broadway's record-breaking, star-studded smash hit comedy It's Only a Play by 4-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, recently welcomed Martin Short, two-time Tony Award winner Katie Finneran and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning '30 Rock' alum Maulik Pancholy - in his Broadway debut - to the cast! The new company just met the press and BroadwayWorld' wa sthere for the special event. Check out complete photo coverage below! (more...)

Danny Burstein, Andy Karl & More Will Take Part in The Drama League's 2015 Winter SeaonDanny Burstein, Andy Karl & More Will Take Part in The Drama League's 2015 Winter Seaon
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

The Drama League has announced the Winter 2015 Season of events at the Drama League Theater Center in Tribeca. (more...)

Nathan Lane Will Receive O'Neill Theatre Center's Monte Cristo AwardNathan Lane Will Receive O'Neill Theatre Center's Monte Cristo Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center has just announced that stage and screen star Nathan Lane will be the next recipient of the Monte Cristo Award. Lane will receive the honor on Monday, April 13 (6:30PM) at the Edison Ballroom. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Martin Short, Katie Finneran &  Maulik Pancholy Join Cast of IT'S ONLY A PLAY on Broadway!Photo Coverage: Martin Short, Katie Finneran & Maulik Pancholy Join Cast of IT'S ONLY A PLAY on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Jan 10, 2015

Broadway's record-breaking, star-studded smash hit comedy It's Only a Play by 4-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, welcomed Martin Short, two-time Tony Award winner Katie Finneran and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning '30 Rock' alum Maulik Pancholy - in his Broadway debut - to the cast earlier this week! Below, check out full photo coverage of the new cast together onstage! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the New Cast of IT'S ONLY A PLAY on Broadway!FREEZE FRAME: Meet the New Cast of IT'S ONLY A PLAY on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Jan 8, 2015

Broadway's record-breaking, star-studded smash hit comedy It's Only a Play by 4-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, welcomed Martin Short, two-time Tony Award winner Katie Finneran and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning '30 Rock' alum Maulik Pancholy - in his Broadway debut - to the cast just yesterday! Below, check out a photo preview of the new cast together onstage! (more...)

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