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Date Of Birth:
June 29, 1910
Date Of Death:
July 28, 1969 (59)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
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Flat Rock Playhouse to Present HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, 6/17-7/12Flat Rock Playhouse to Present HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, 6/17-7/12
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

The Flat Rock Playhouse 2015 season will continue with the Tony and Pulitzer prize-winningHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, which will run from June 17ththrough July 12thon the Clyde & Nina Allen Mainstage in the village of Flat Rock. (more...)

GUYS & DOLLS Opens at The Keeton Theatre 6/4GUYS & DOLLS Opens at The Keeton Theatre 6/4
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 28, 2015

Jenny Norris Light plays Sarah Brown, with Michael Maupins as Sky Masterson, Hallie Long as Miss Adelaide and Brian Best as Nathan Detroit in The Larry Keeton Theatre's eagerly anticipated production of the classic Broadway music Guys and Dolls. Directed by Ginger Newman (who doubles as musical director as well), with choreography and staging by Cary Street, the musical that introduced the theatrical standards "Bushel and a Peck," "Adelaide's Lament" and "Luck Be A Lady Tonight" to Broadway audiences runs at the Keeton Theatre June 4-20. (more...)

Introducing THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDARIntroducing THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 26, 2015

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening around us that it's difficult to keep track of it all. Thus, we are happy to present a new feature: The Nashville Theater Calendar, which is a comprehensive listing of theatrical openings,that will be updated each week, for the 2015/16 season. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stoneham Theatre's Recipe for $uccessBWW Reviews: Stoneham Theatre's Recipe for $uccess
by Nancy Grossman - May 25, 2015

Director/choreographer Ilyse Robbins reigns as chair of the board over a company of established pros and starry-eyed up-and-comers in Stoneham Theatre's effervescent HOW TO $UCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING. Tyler Bradley Indyck and Ephie Aardema make beautiful music together, Angelo McDonough almost steals the show, and the ensemble sing and dance with great energy and style. It's bound to do boffo business! (more...)

BWW Reviews: FAC's GUYS AND DOLLS is Good Old-Fashioned FunBWW Reviews: FAC's GUYS AND DOLLS is Good Old-Fashioned Fun
by Christi Esterle - May 24, 2015

Guys and Dolls is a classic because it works--and Fine Arts Center demonstrates why. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Robert Morse Turns 84THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Robert Morse Turns 84
by Pat Cerasaro - May 21, 2015

Today we are saluting an iconic stage and screen star in honor of his 84th birthday this week, Robert Morse. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company's YPW Spring Festival of Shows to Run 5/29-6/7Centenary Stage Company's YPW Spring Festival of Shows to Run 5/29-6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Centenary Stage Company's Young Performers work tirelessly to perfect their dance moves, learn all of their lines, and get their vocal harmonies just right for the culmination of their training session and this spring is no exception! These talented young thespians between the ages of 8 and 18 will fill the Little Theater with a variety of shows and musicals to entertain audiences of all ages May 29th - June 7th with their annual Spring Festival of Shows. The Young Performers Workshop (YPW) has been hailed as a "state treasure" by Peter Filichia of the Star Ledger and brings in youth from Morris, Warren, Hunterdon and Sussex counties. This spring, the festival will feature How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying, Gypsy, and American Sampler: 100 Years of Broadway Dance. Performances will be held on select dates in the Little Theatre on the campus of Centenary College at 400 Jefferson Street in Hackettstown. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jonathan Groff, Hannah Waddingham, Cynthia Erivo and More Perform 'HOW TO SUCCEED...' in LondonPhoto Flash: Jonathan Groff, Hannah Waddingham, Cynthia Erivo and More Perform 'HOW TO SUCCEED...' in London
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

As part of a new series of musical concert performances at the Royal Festival Hall, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING made its London concert debut tonight, May 19. BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

BWW Blog: Jordan Grubb and Noah Plomgren of Goodspeed's GUYS & DOLLS - Frank Loesser Fantasy JukeboxBWW Blog: Jordan Grubb and Noah Plomgren of Goodspeed's GUYS & DOLLS - Frank Loesser Fantasy Jukebox
by Guest Blogger: GUYS & DOLLS - May 19, 2015

What's up BroadwayWorld?! Welcome back to my weekly blog here at the Goodspeed Opera House! Last week I gave you a bit of an inside look at the rehearsal/production process of our show. This week, I thought it might be fun to get to know a bit more about the Composer / Lyricist of this masterpiece: Frank Loesser. (more...)

Reagle Music Theatre to Present GUYS AND DOLLS, 6/11-21Reagle Music Theatre to Present GUYS AND DOLLS, 6/11-21
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston will open its 47th consecutive summer season with the Broadway favorite, Guys and Dolls, from June 11-21, 2015 at the Robinson Theatre (617 Lexington St. Waltham, MA, 02452). Set in Damon Runyon's jubilant, shimmering New York City, this Tony Award-winning musical about gangsters, showgirls, and mission workers stars Olivier Award nominee Brent Barrett as Sky Masterson (Broadway's Chicago, PBS's Kiss Me, Kate) and opera singer Mara Bonde as Sarah Brown (The Boston Pops). Broadway veteran David Hugo (LES MISERABLES) returns to direct Frank Loesser's romantic comedy that demonstrates the great lengths to which a guy will go when he truly falls in love with a 'doll.' Reagle Music Theatre is the long-running regional theater company known for casting Broadway stars alongside regional talent. Individual tickets range from $35 to $63; season subscriptions and group tickets are available at a discount. Tickets can be purchased at www.reaglemusictheatre.com, by calling 781-891-5600, or at the theater box office. (more...)

BWW Blog: Noah Plomgren of Goodspeed's GUYS & DOLLS - Welcome to RunyonlandBWW Blog: Noah Plomgren of Goodspeed's GUYS & DOLLS - Welcome to Runyonland
by Guest Blogger: GUYS & DOLLS - May 12, 2015

Hey BroadwayWorld-ers! Welcome to Runyonland! My name is Noah Plomgren and I'm currently playing Benny Southstreet in Guys & Dolls at the gorgeous Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut. I will be one of your guest bloggers over the next few weeks, giving you an inside look at the beauty and madness of our little show. (more...)

BWW Reviews: GUYS AND DOLLS Is a Sure Bet At Chambersburg's CCTBWW Reviews: GUYS AND DOLLS Is a Sure Bet At Chambersburg's CCT
by Marakay Rogers - May 12, 2015

The Frank Loesser classic is onn stage in Chambersburg, as sharp and sassy as ever (more...)

Twyla Tharp, CITY OF CONVERSATION, Israel Philharmonic and More Set for The Wallis Center's 2015-16 SeasonTwyla Tharp, CITY OF CONVERSATION, Israel Philharmonic and More Set for The Wallis Center's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis --Tania Camargo, Managing Director; Patricia Wolff, Interim Artistic Director; James D'Asaro, Interim Producing Director) announce Artistic Advisors and programming for the 2015-2016 Season, opening October 1-3 with Twyla Tharp: a 50th Anniversary Celebration, a program of new work by Ms. Tharp, co-commissioned by The Wallis (in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Joyce Theatre, Ravina Festival Association & Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University and Texas International Theatrical Arts Society). (more...)

TexARTS Sets 2015-16 Professional Season: GUYS AND DOLLS, STEEL MAGNOLIAS & MoreTexARTS Sets 2015-16 Professional Season: GUYS AND DOLLS, STEEL MAGNOLIAS & More
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Beginning this summer, TexARTS, a nonprofit professional theatre will bring you to your feet with four spectacular productions at the Kam and James Morris Theatre in Lakeway. (more...)

Chris Pinnella Set for APAC's SINATRA & COMPANY with Art Topilow, 5/31Chris Pinnella Set for APAC's SINATRA & COMPANY with Art Topilow, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

To mark the 100th birthday year of America's favorite crooner, Pinnella and the Topilow brothers will present an evening of Frank Sinatra's biggest hits, many newly arranged by bassist Gary Mazzaroppi, including such favorites as 'In the Wee Small Hours,' 'Come Fly with Me,' and 'I've Got the World on a String.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: GUYS AND DOLLS at Goodspeed Opera HouseBWW Reviews: GUYS AND DOLLS at Goodspeed Opera House
by Karen Bovard - May 4, 2015

The current production of GUYS AND DOLLS at Goodspeed is infectious, fast, and smart. It does Frank Loesser's topnotch score justice, nailing the balance between vocalists and the pit orchestra, letting us enjoy both the witty lyrics and memorable tunes of so many of the best songs ever written for musical theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night of Godspeed's GUYS & DOLLS!Photo Flash: Opening Night of Godspeed's GUYS & DOLLS!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2015

Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2015 season at theGoodspeed Opera House with the Broadway classic Guys and Dolls. Roll the dice on this winning musical comedy running April 10 - June 20 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Check out a first look at the opening nightbelow! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Nancy Anderson, Manna Nichols, Mark Price and More in Goodspeed's GUYS & DOLLSPhoto Flash: First Look at Nancy Anderson, Manna Nichols, Mark Price and More in Goodspeed's GUYS & DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2015

Goodspeed Musicalskicks off its 2015 season at theGoodspeed Opera Housewith the Broadway classic Guys and Dolls. Roll the dice on this winning musical comedy running April 10 - June 20 at theGoodspeed Opera Housein East Haddam, Conn. Check out a first look at highlights below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Nancy Anderson, Anthony Roach and More in Highlights of Goodspeed's GUYS & DOLLSSTAGE TUBE: First Look at Nancy Anderson, Anthony Roach and More in Highlights of Goodspeed's GUYS & DOLLS
by Stage Tube - May 2, 2015

Goodspeed Musicalskicks off its 2015 season at theGoodspeed Opera Housewith the Broadway classic Guys and Dolls. Roll the dice on this winning musical comedy running April 10 - June 20 at theGoodspeed Opera Housein East Haddam, Conn. Check out a first look at highlights below! (more...)

BELLS ARE RINGING and More Set for BCCM's 2015-16 SeasonBELLS ARE RINGING and More Set for BCCM's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

BCCM is back ...better than ever... with a 2015-16 season full of fun and great music! (more...)

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