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Date Of Birth:
January 20, 1896
Date Of Death:
March 09, 1996 (100)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
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Sneak Peek - Melisaa Gilbert Set for Next OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, 11/2Sneak Peek - Melisaa Gilbert Set for Next OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, 11/2
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

In an all-new episode of the popular series “Oprah: Where Are They Now?,” Oprah sits down with actress Melissa Gilbert who talks about growing up on “Little House on the Prairie,” her life away from the spotlight and opens up for the first time about a private family tragedy (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Bruce Connelly in SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE at Ivoryton PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at Bruce Connelly in SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE at Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Ivoryton favorite Bruce Connelly returns to the Playhouse stage tonight, October 29th, in the hit Broadway show, Say Goodnight, Gracie. This stunning tour de force invites you to spend an hilarious, heart-warming evening in the uplifting company of the world's favorite and funniest centenarian, George Burns, who spanned one hundred years of American entertainment history. Say Goodnight, Gracie was Broadway's third longest running solo performance show and was nominated for a 2003 Tony Award for BEST PLAY and won the 2003-04 National Broadway Theatre Award for BEST PLAY. Scroll down for a first look at Connelly onstage! (more...)

Sneak Peek - Cast of 'A Different World' Reunites on OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, 10/26Sneak Peek - Cast of 'A Different World' Reunites on OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, 10/26
by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

In an all-new episode of the popular series 'Oprah: Where Are They Now?,' Oprah brings together the cast of the groundbreaking hit series 'A Different World' for a long-anticipated reunion (more...)

Sneak Peek - Singing Sensation Charice to Visit OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, 10/19Sneak Peek - Singing Sensation Charice to Visit OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, 10/19
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

In an all-new episode of the popular series "Oprah: Where Are They Now?," Oprah sits down with Charice, the Filipina singing sensation, for an inspirational interview about her courage to live her truth after coming out to the world and all her fans (more...)

Ivoryton Playhouse to Present SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE, 10/29-11/16Ivoryton Playhouse to Present SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE, 10/29-11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Ivoryton favorite Bruce Connelly returns to the Playhouse stage on October 29th, in the hit Broadway show, Say Goodnight Gracie. This stunning tour de force invites you to spend an hilarious, heart-warming evening in the uplifting company of the world's favorite and funniest centenarian, George Burns, who spanned one hundred years of American entertainment history. Say Goodnight Gracie was Broadway's third longest running solo performance show and was nominated for a 2003 Tony Award for BEST PLAY and won the 2003-04 National Broadway Theatre Award for BEST PLAY. (more...)

John McDaniel to Direct Shirley Jones in TheatreZone Fundraiser, 11/9John McDaniel to Direct Shirley Jones in TheatreZone Fundraiser, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Grammy and two-time Emmy Award-winning music director and composer John McDaniel (Bonnie and Clyde, The Rosie O'Donnell Show) is coming to Naples to music direct Oscar-winning actress Shirley Jones at TheatreZone's gala fundraiser 'An Evening with Shirley Jones' on Sunday, Nov. 9. (more...)

Vivica A. Fox Set for Next OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, 10/12Vivica A. Fox Set for Next OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, 10/12
by TV News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

In an all-new episode of the popular series “Oprah: Where Are They Now?,” Oprah sits down with actress Vivica A. Fox in a surprising interview where she reveals the one thing that she regrets (more...)

The Actors Fund to Present TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY at the Pantages, 11/17The Actors Fund to Present TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY at the Pantages, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The Actors Fund presents a very special MUSICAL MONDAY with Michael Childers Presents: ' TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY' on November 17, 2014. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 7 p.m.; performance at 8 p.m., followed by dessert reception with the performers. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Raven-Symone Set for All-New OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, 10/5Sneak Peek - Raven-Symone Set for All-New OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, 10/5
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

In an all-new episode of the popular series “Oprah: Where Are They Now?,” Oprah sits down with Raven-Symoné for an exclusive interview about her much-talked-about Tweet in support of gay marriage and growing up as a child star; (more...)

BWW Interviews: Tony Braithwaite Talks about Being Artistic Director at Act II PlayhouseBWW Interviews: Tony Braithwaite Talks about Being Artistic Director at Act II Playhouse
by Kelli Curtin - Oct 1, 2014

Tony Braithwaite is one of Philadelphia's most talented comedians, and has been seen in many productions in the Philadelphia area including shows at Act II Playhouse, Montgomery Theatre, 1812 Productions and the Arden Theatre. The 2014/15 season at Act II Playhouse marks Braithwaite's third season as Artistic Director. I had a chance to talk with Braithwaite about being the Artistic Director at Act II Playhouse, as well as how comedy became his passion. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Dr. Shefali Tsabary Appears on OPRAH'S LIFECLASS, 9/28Sneak Peek - Dr. Shefali Tsabary Appears on OPRAH'S LIFECLASS, 9/28
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Shefali Tsabary reunite to continue the conversation about conscious parenting, and this time, the children speak out, in an all-new episode of the Emmy award-winning series “Oprah's Lifeclass” (more...)

Playwright Chip Deffaa to Have Four NYC Runs This YearPlaywright Chip Deffaa to Have Four NYC Runs This Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

Most playwrights would be happy to have one script of theirs produced in New York in a year. "Theater Boys"--which opens tomorrow, September 21st at the 13th Street Repertory Theater--is the third show by ASCAP award-winning writer/director Chip Deffaa to open this year. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Alanis Morissette Featured on Oprah's Next SUPER SOUL SUNDAY on OWNSneak Peek - Alanis Morissette Featured on Oprah's Next SUPER SOUL SUNDAY on OWN
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Oprah sits down with seven-time Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette in an all-new episode of "Super Soul Sunday" airing this Sunday, September 21 at 11 a.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Parenting Expert Dr. Shefali Tsabary on All-New OPRAH'S LIFECLASS, 9/21Sneak Peek - Parenting Expert Dr. Shefali Tsabary on All-New OPRAH'S LIFECLASS, 9/21
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Shefali Tsabary reunite for an interactive discussion with families about the conscious evolution of parenting in an all-new episode of the Emmy award-winning series “Oprah's Lifeclass” airing Sunday, September 21 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

Alan Safier to Star in SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE at Queens Theatre, 9/27-28Alan Safier to Star in SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE at Queens Theatre, 9/27-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Queens Theatre will present the Tony-nominated play Say Goodnight Gracie, starring Alan Safier as George Burns, written by Rupert Holmes (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) and directed by Michael White. The show will be at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park) on Saturday, September 27 at 2pm & 8pm and on Sunday, September 28 at 3pm. Join Rupert Holmes, Alan Safier, and Moderator WABC's Sandy Kenyon for a lively talk-back after the 3pm performance on Sunday, September 28. (more...)

Raven-Symone & More Set for New Episodes of OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?Raven-Symone & More Set for New Episodes of OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The popular series 'Oprah: Where Are They Now?' returns with all-new episodes, featuring some of the biggest newsmakers and most memorable 'Oprah' show guests of all time, premiering Sunday, October 5 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

Photo Flash: Oprah Winfrey Continues 'Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend' in Auburn Hills, MIPhoto Flash: Oprah Winfrey Continues 'Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend' in Auburn Hills, MI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

On Friday, September 12, Oprah Winfrey took the stage for the second stop in her eight-city U.S. arena tour “Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend” at “The Palace of Auburn Hills” in Auburn Hills, MI. Below are photos for from the event. (more...)

The Golden Boys to Play the Mayo Center, 10/11The Golden Boys to Play the Mayo Center, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Enjoy an evening of musical memories featuring three original American idols - Frankie Avalon, Fabian and Bobby Rydell - when Dick Fox's The Golden Boys returns to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 8 pm. Tickets are $69-99. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Steve Harvey Visits OPRAH'S LIFECLASS - Part TwoSneak Peek - Steve Harvey Visits OPRAH'S LIFECLASS - Part Two
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Oprah Winfrey and Steve Harvey continue their conversation on the Emmy award-winning series “Oprah's Lifeclass” and this time, the audience asks Steve anything. The all new episode airs this Sunday, September 14 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE, A CHRISTMAS CAROL Highlight Queens Theatre SeasonSAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE, A CHRISTMAS CAROL Highlight Queens Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Queens Theatre (QT) is pleased to announce an exciting and wildly entertaining line-up for the 2014-2015 season. The fun begins on with Alan Safier as George Burns in the Tony-nominated play Say Goodnight Gracie, a hilarious celebration of the life of George Burns, and continues all season long with an overflowing assortment of comedy, music and dance. (more...)

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