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Date Of Birth:
October 29, 1891
Date Of Death:
May 29, 1951 (59)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Female
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Laura Osnes & Santino Fontana Set for A BROADWAY ROMANCE Valentine's Day Concert with New York PhilharmonicLaura Osnes & Santino Fontana Set for A BROADWAY ROMANCE Valentine's Day Concert with New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Ted Sperling will conduct the New York Philharmonic and vocalists Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana in A Broadway Romance, a one-night-only Valentine's Day concert, Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. The program will feature songs from popular musicals ranging from Bernstein's West Side Story and Gershwin's Girl Crazy to Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel and Stephen Sondheim's Company, woven together to tell a unified narrative of a romance from beginning to end, from meeting to first date to falling in love to marriage. (more...)

FUNNY LADY Blu-Ray Special Edition Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 12/9FUNNY LADY Blu-Ray Special Edition Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 12/9
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 4, 2014

Order FUNNY LADY on Blu-ray now! (more...)

13th Street Rep to Hold EDDIE CANTOR DAY, 11/2413th Street Rep to Hold EDDIE CANTOR DAY, 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2014

Monday, November 24th will be "Eddie Cantor Day" at "One Night with Fanny Brice," the long-running musical play at the 13th Street Repertory Theater (50 W. 13th Street, NYC). (more...)

NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Artistic Producer Evan Leslie on the Ziegfeld ClubNY Public Library for the Performing Arts Artistic Producer Evan Leslie on the Ziegfeld Club
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Nov 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Evan Leslie (Artistic Producer for The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts) on the Ziegfeld Club: (more...)

13th Street Repertory Theater to Host IRVING BERLIN TEACH-IN, 11/2313th Street Repertory Theater to Host IRVING BERLIN TEACH-IN, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

The 13th Street Repertory Theater will present an 'Irving Berlin Teach-In,' immediately following the Sunday (November 23rd) matinee performance of Chip Deffaa's 'The Irving Berlin Ragtime Revue.' The 'Ragtime Revue,' which has been selling out at the theater, will begin at 3 pm. The teach-in is expected to begin at 4:30 pm. Michael Townsend Wright, who previously co-starred at the theater with Giuseppe Bausilio in 'Irving Berlin's America' (as seen in the photo) will be one of the special guests at the teach-in, singing a rare Berlin ballad as well as sharing recollections and insights. (Wright may also be heard on the cast album for 'Irving Berlin's America,' which includes some never-before-recorded material.) Surprise guests with ties to Berlin and his world will be joining Wright, the cast of 'The Irving Berlin Ragtime Revue,' pianist Richard Danley, and playwright Chip Deffaa in the teach-in. (more...)

'IRVING BERLIN RAGTIME REVUE to Record Cast Album'IRVING BERLIN RAGTIME REVUE to Record Cast Album
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

ASCAP Award-winning writer/director Chip Deffaa's 'The Irving Berlin Ragtime Revue'-currently playing at the 13th Street Theater in repertory with Deffaa's long-running 'One Night with Fanny Brice'--is to receive a cast recording. The cast album will feature all of the singing actors currently appearing in the show: Rayna Hirt, Ken Adams, Michael Cyzz, Maite Uzal, Michael Kasper, Jonah Barricklo, Emily Bordonaro, Missy Dreier, K.W. Andersson; Andrew Lanctot, Ann Marie Calabro, Brandon Pollinger, and Timmy Thompson, with musical direction by Richard Danley. Deffaa will produce the album; Slau Halatyn will be the recording engineer; with production to begin later this month at Be-Sharp Studios in Astoria. The album will be released in the United States on the Original Cast Records label. It will be the sixth show of Deffaa's to get a cast album. (more...)

Carolyn Montgomery-Forant to Guest Star in 13th Street Rep's THE IRVING BERLIN RAGTIME REVUECarolyn Montgomery-Forant to Guest Star in 13th Street Rep's THE IRVING BERLIN RAGTIME REVUE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Award-winning cabaret, theater, and concert star Carolyn Montgomery-Forant will be a special guest at select performances of 'The Irving Berlin Ragtime Revue' at the 13th Street Repertory Theater (50 W. 13th Street, NYC). Montgomery-Forant-who has won the MAC Award, the Bistro Award, and the New York Nightlife Award--will take time out from her own concert schedule to make guest appearances in the revue at the following performances: Sunday, November 16th at 3 pm and 7 pm, and Sunday November 23rd at 3 p.m. (more...)

Skyline Theatre Company Offering Student Discount to TICK, TICK...BOOM!Skyline Theatre Company Offering Student Discount to TICK, TICK...BOOM!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Skyline Theatre Company offers a special Friday night $10 student discount for tick, tick…BOOM!, the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson. The show will has three more performances November 14-16 at the George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation in the Fair Lawn Community Center in Fair Lawn. The $10 ticket price on Friday is half off the usual student price of $20 and is offered to high school and college students with ID. (more...)

Skyline Theatre Company's TICK, TICK...BOOM! Begins TonightSkyline Theatre Company's TICK, TICK...BOOM! Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Skyline Theatre Company's production of tick, tick...BOOM! by RENT composer Jonathon Larson, will run for six performances, tonight, November 7th through the 9th and November 14th-16th, 2014, at the George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation in the Fair Lawn Community Center in Fair Lawn. (more...)

13th Street Rep to Welcome Special Guests for Talkbacks13th Street Rep to Welcome Special Guests for Talkbacks
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

ASCAP Award-winning writer/director Chip Deffaa will be joined by special guests, including noted showbiz biographer Herb Goldman, writer/entertainer Brian Gari, and actor Michael Townsend Wright, for special audience 'talkback' sessions, following select performances of Deffaa's shows 'One Night with Fanny Brice' and 'The Irving Berlin Ragtime Revue,' which are playing in repertory this fall at the 13th Street Theater (50 W. 13th Street, NYC). (more...)

Kimberly Faye Greenberg & Nikki MacCallum Join #YesAllWomen Raise Your Voice ConcertKimberly Faye Greenberg & Nikki MacCallum Join #YesAllWomen Raise Your Voice Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Big Thunder has announce dthe addition of Kimberly Faye Greenberg and Nikki MacCallum to the ##YesAllWomen Raise Your Voice concert on Friday Nov 21. (more...)

Skyline Theatre Company's TICK, TICK...BOOM! to Run 11/7-16Skyline Theatre Company's TICK, TICK...BOOM! to Run 11/7-16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Final rehearsals are underway for Skyline Theatre Company's upcoming production of tick, tick…BOOM! by RENT composer Jonathon Larson. The show will run for six performances November 7th-9th and 14th-16th, 2014, at the George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation in the Fair Lawn Community Center in Fair Lawn. (more...)

13th Street Repertory Theater's IRVING BERLIN RAGTIME REVUE to Open 11/913th Street Repertory Theater's IRVING BERLIN RAGTIME REVUE to Open 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

When ASCAP Award-winning writer/director Chip Deffaa's "The Irving Berlin Ragtime Revue" opens November 9th at the 13th Street Repertory Theater (50 W. 13th Street, NYC), it will include some Berlin rarities and rediscoveries unheard in a century, including some never-recorded Berlin numbers. (more...)

Julia Murney to Join Tim Realbuto in WUNDERKIND at Joe's Pub, 11/2Julia Murney to Join Tim Realbuto in WUNDERKIND at Joe's Pub, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2014

JULIA MURNEY JOINS REALBUTO FOR FINAL STOP OF NYC WUNDERKIND TOUR, 11/02 AT JOE'S PUB (more...)

Jenna Leigh Green, Derek Klena, Ariana DeBose and More to Join Tim Realbuto in WUNDERKIND at Joe's Pub, 11/2Jenna Leigh Green, Derek Klena, Ariana DeBose and More to Join Tim Realbuto in WUNDERKIND at Joe's Pub, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

'Sabrina, the Teenage Witch' star Jenna Leigh Green (Wicked; Bare), Derek Klena (Dogfight; The Bridges of Madison County), current Pippin star Ariana DeBose (Bring It On; Motown), Laurissa Romain (South Pacific; co-star of the upcoming Chris Rock film Top Five), IBTA Award nominee Kimberly Faye Greenberg (Danny and Sylvia; One Night With Fanny Brice), Abigail Ludrof (Off-Broadway's Third Floor; The HVAC Plays), David Colston Corris (Avenue Q; Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), newcomer Thomas Ian Johnson, and Rachael Fogle, the original star of Tim's musical Ghostlight, have joined the cast for Realbuto's Wunderkind tour when it makes its final New York stop at Joe's Pub on Sunday, November 2nd at 7:00 PM. (more...)

THEATER BOYS Being Recorded for Three ProjectsTHEATER BOYS Being Recorded for Three Projects
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Audiences attending the musical comedy 'Theater Boys' at the 13th Street Repertory Theater might notice a camera or two--or three!--filming this week. Brian Gari is shooting an archival video of the entire two-hour show; Sam Donnenberg continues on-location shooting for his documentary about the making of the show, 'For the Theater'; and award-winning independent filmmaker Max Galassi, from Newtown, Connecticut, will be shooting a short film in connection with the show. (more...)

13th Street Rep's THEATER BOYS to Hold Album Release Party, 10/1613th Street Rep's THEATER BOYS to Hold Album Release Party, 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2014

The 13th Street Repertory Theater will host a cast-album release celebration on Thursday, October 16th, following the evening performance of ASCAP Award-winner Chip Deffaa's musical comedy 'Theater Boys.' (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre to Stage FUNNY GIRL, 11/6-12/7Cape Rep Theatre to Stage FUNNY GIRL, 11/6-12/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Cape Rep Theatre celebrates the 50th anniversary of the classic American musical, FUNNY GIRL, music and lyrics by Bob Merrill and Jule Styne, book by Isobel Lennart, Jule Styne and Bob Merrill November 6 through December 7, 2014. (more...)

BWW Interviews:  Emily Cara Portune as Ariel in THE LITTLE MERMAID at The Growing StageBWW Interviews: Emily Cara Portune as Ariel in THE LITTLE MERMAID at The Growing Stage
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 2, 2014

Emily Cara Portune stars as Ariel in The Growing Stage production of 'The Little Mermaid.' The show will be on the Netcong stage from October 3rd through October 26th. (more...)

BWW interviews: Author JAMES SPADA's New Streisand In The Camera Eye Is FetchingBWW interviews: Author JAMES SPADA's New Streisand In The Camera Eye Is Fetching
by Don Grigware - Oct 1, 2014

Renowned author/biographer James Spada, who has penned best-selling books on Grace Kelly, Marilyn Monroe, Bette Davis and Peter Lawford, to name a few, has a new coffee table book which will hit the book stands mid October, entitled Streisand in the Camera Eye. I have seen an advanced copy, and it is simply beautiful...'Hello, gorgeous!' Barbra would say as Fanny Brice. Fans of Barbra will adore this one and even if you are merely fond of her work, like me, you will be blown away by the beauty of these rarely seen photographs accompanied by short descriptions of the time and place by Spada. It's a real page turner, and each photograph is more eye-catching, more vivid than the last. (more...)

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