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Date of Birth: March 19, 1947 (68)
Birth Place: Greenwich, CT, USA
Gender: Female
The Crucible's SHOW BOAT, Starring Gina Beck and More, to Transfer to the West EndThe Crucible's SHOW BOAT, Starring Gina Beck and More, to Transfer to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

SHOW BOAT will be sailing from Sheffield to London when the Crucible's hit production transfers to the West End this spring. The Daily Mail writes that stars Gina Beck, Emmanuel Kojo and Rebecca Trehearn will move with Daniel Evans' production of the classic musical from April 9 at the New London Theatre. (more...)

Cynthia Erivo, Keala Settle & More Join Hugh Jackman for THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH ReadingCynthia Erivo, Keala Settle & More Join Hugh Jackman for THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH Reading
by Sally Henry - Feb 11, 2016

FOX's musical movie THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH is making progress, having just presented a reading to executives prior to filming. Starring the previously announced Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum and directed by Michael Gracey in his directorial debut, the reading also starred Cynthia Erivo, Keala Settle, Carrie Manolakos, Marcus Paul James, Adam Halpin, Natalie Weiss, Loren Allred, Tamika Lawrence, Alison Luff, and Ben Thompson. (more...)

Ginger Newman Stars in SUNSET BOULEVARDGinger Newman Stars in SUNSET BOULEVARD
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 3, 2016

2014 First Night Honoree – and one of Nashville's most acclaimed actresses, cabaret artists and music directors – Ginger Newman is “ready for [her] close-up,” as Norma Desmond in The Larry Keeton Theatre puts the finishing touches on their upcoming production of Andrew Lloyd Weber's Sunset Boulevard. (more...)

BWW Interview: Phil Geoffrey Bond Producer of SIMPLY STREISAND at NJPAC on 2/6BWW Interview: Phil Geoffrey Bond Producer of SIMPLY STREISAND at NJPAC on 2/6
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 1, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Phil Geoffrey Bond, Producer of 'Simply Streisand' at NJPAC on 2/6. (more...)

Dominique Morisseau, Lynn Nottage, Sarah Burgess & More Among 2015-16 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize FinalistsDominique Morisseau, Lynn Nottage, Sarah Burgess & More Among 2015-16 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/22/2016 - THE HUMANS, HUNCHBACK Album & More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/22/2016 - THE HUMANS, HUNCHBACK Album & More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 22, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: THE HUMANS starts previews tomorrow, the HUNCHBACK recording is released and more! (more...)

Official: Johanson, Xavier and Dillon Will Join Close in SUNSET BOULEVARDOfficial: Johanson, Xavier and Dillon Will Join Close in SUNSET BOULEVARD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Michael Xavier, Siobhan Dillon and Fred Johanson will join Glenn Close in Sunset Boulevard, the second production in the partnership between English National Opera (ENO) and the GradeLinnit Company.  (more...)

Glenn Close-Led SUNSET BOULEVARD Finds Leading Men for London RunGlenn Close-Led SUNSET BOULEVARD Finds Leading Men for London Run
by Jessica Khan - Jan 21, 2016

Glenn Close has found her leading men for SUNSET BOULEVARD at the London Coliseum this spring. (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

BroadwayWorld and The Muny announces today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2016 Season, which opens on June 13 with The Wizard of Oz. (more...)

AT&T Audience Network Debuts New Original Music ProgrammingAT&T Audience Network Debuts New Original Music Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

This month, the AT&T AUDIENCE Network will debut a new slate of original and exclusive performances every week. (more...)

Hasty Pudding to Honor Broadway Producer Daryl Roth with the Order of the Golden SphinxHasty Pudding to Honor Broadway Producer Daryl Roth with the Order of the Golden Sphinx
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 announces that acclaimed Broadway, Off-Broadway and film producer Daryl Roth will be the 2016 recipient of the Order of the Golden Sphinx award.  Ms. Roth will be honored and presented with the prestigious award at the annual Order of the Golden Sphinx Gala to be held at the Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel in New York City on April 11, 2016. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Flash: BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE Premieres at Palm Springs International Film Festival!Exclusive Photo Flash: BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE Premieres at Palm Springs International Film Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE, Award-winning director Rick McKay's anxiously awaited sequel to his 2004 hit film, BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE, just made its World Premiere to a sold-out crowd at the 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival. Check out photos from the big night below! (more...)

Disney Pursuing CABARET Alum Emma Stone for Live-Action Cruella de Vil Origin StoryDisney Pursuing CABARET Alum Emma Stone for Live-Action Cruella de Vil Origin Story
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 6, 2016

Disney may have found the star to bring its live-action Cruelle de Vil origin tale to life.  (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 12/29/2015 - 1/5/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 12/29/2015 - 1/5/2016
by - Jan 5, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 12/29/2015 - 1/5/2016. (more...)

Breaking News: Movie Musical Version of SUNSET BOULEVARD in the Works! Glenn Close to Star?Breaking News: Movie Musical Version of SUNSET BOULEVARD in the Works! Glenn Close to Star?
by Stage Tube - Jan 4, 2016

Norma's coming back to the big screen! As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Glenn Close will star as Norma Desmond in SUNSET BOULEVARD, presented by English National Opera (ENO) and the GradeLinnit Company, this coming spring. Now, writer Christopher Hampton revealed that a movie version of the musical is in the works, according to the Evening Standard.  He told ES: 'In fact we are looking down the line to make a movie of it later. When we first did Sunset Boulevard it was somehow still too close to the original. Now you have to ask yourself and find a director who would ask 'What is there about this story that was made so perfectly in 1950 that justified me doing it again?' ' (more...)

Breaking: Rick McKay's BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE to Premiere at 2016 Palm Springs International Film FestivalBreaking: Rick McKay's BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE to Premiere at 2016 Palm Springs International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE, Award-winning director Rick McKay's anxiously awaited sequel to his 2004 hit film, BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE, is set to make its World Premiere at the 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival, which takes place January 1-11, 2016. (more...)

Photos: Barbra Streisand Honored at THR's 24th Annual Women in Entertainment BreakfastPhotos: Barbra Streisand Honored at THR's 24th Annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

The Hollywood Reporter hosted its 24th Annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast today, honoring Barbra Streisand with the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award and celebrating the many accomplishments of women in the industry.  (more...)

Photos: Barbra Streisand Honored at THR's 24th Annual Women in Entertainment BreakfastPhotos: Barbra Streisand Honored at THR's 24th Annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

The Hollywood Reporter hosted its 24th Annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast today, honoring Barbra Streisand with the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award and celebrating the many accomplishments of women in the industry.  The event at Milk Studios in Los Angeles was presented by Lifetime, and coincides with the publication of The Hollywood Reporter's annual Women in Entertainment Power 100 list. (more...)

HOMELAND's Claire Danes to Be Honored at Steppenwolf's 'Women in the Arts' Luncheon This WinterHOMELAND's Claire Danes to Be Honored at Steppenwolf's 'Women in the Arts' Luncheon This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced acclaimed film and television star Claire Danes as the guest of honor at the annual Steppenwolf Salutes Women in the Arts fundraising luncheon on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 12 noon (location TBD). The luncheon features an in-depth conversation with Claire Danes about her incredible career and impact as a leading woman in the arts. (more...)

ENTOURAGE's Kevin Dillon to Host New Year's Eve at Palmer HouseENTOURAGE's Kevin Dillon to Host New Year's Eve at Palmer House
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

?The Palmer House Hilton is proud to announce that it will once again host one of Chicago's premier New Year's Eve events Big Night America's Chicago New Year's Eve Party: Big Night Chicago, Thursday, Dec. 31, from 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. with host, from HBO's Entourage, Kevin Dillon, at the Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe Street. (more...)

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