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Date of Birth: May 12, 1952 (65)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
BWW Review: RAGTIME at Theatre Tuscaloosa Touches Your Heart With The American DreamBWW Review: RAGTIME at Theatre Tuscaloosa Touches Your Heart With The American Dream
by David Edward Perry - Jul 18, 2017

Ragtime: The Musical is a timeless and moving musical with a powerhouse ensemble at Theatre Tuscaloosa (more...)

BWW Interview: Guy Davis Forges Path Through Music, Theater & BeyondBWW Interview: Guy Davis Forges Path Through Music, Theater & Beyond
by Tory Gates - Jun 5, 2017

'I think entertaining is what I do, that is what my spirit is called to do, and the blues is kind of like my salvation. It was a form of music that I felt like it was in me. It is in me to communicate.' (more...)

BWW Review: Spring Gulch Folk Festival Celebrates 31st Season!BWW Review: Spring Gulch Folk Festival Celebrates 31st Season!
by Tory Gates - May 24, 2017

'Smoke from campfires, incense, tobacco and fried foods, along with farm-filtered air set us up for a series of performers that brought voices, songs and what someone once referred to as 'high profile' musicianship.' (more...)

The Segal Center Presents CLASSIX Opening Next WeekThe Segal Center Presents CLASSIX Opening Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Join Classix as they expand their collective knowledge of the classical canon with an exceptional group directors and actors for this unique series-curated by Awoye Timpo as "an exhibition of rarely seen Black classic plays,' in collaboration with The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center. (more...)

August Wilson Monologue Competition Student Wins 3rd Place at Nationals!August Wilson Monologue Competition Student Wins 3rd Place at Nationals!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Back from a whirlwind weekend in New York City, the August Wilson Red Door Project is proud to announce that Roosevelt High School Senior Alexis Cannard brought home the 3rd place prize at the national August Wilson Monologue Competition National Finals at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Flash: See the 2017 August Wilson Monologue Competition Winners in ActionPhoto Flash: See the 2017 August Wilson Monologue Competition Winners in Action
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

The 9th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition, hosted by Tony Award Winning Director, Kenny Leon, with special musical performance by blues guitarist and storyteller, Guy Davis, took place on May 1st at the August WilsonTheatre (245 West 52nd Street). Scroll down for photos of the winners, Leon and more onstage! (more...)

True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters Announce Winners of 9th Annual August Wilson Monologue CompetitionTrue Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters Announce Winners of 9th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

True Colors Theatre Company (Kenny Leon, Co-Founding Artistic Director) and Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth, President) are proud to announce the winners of the 9th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition that was held last night, on Monday, May 1st at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street).  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kenny Leon, Guy Davis and More at 9th Annual August Wilson Monologue CompetitionPhoto Coverage: Kenny Leon, Guy Davis and More at 9th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition
by Jennifer Broski - May 2, 2017

The 9th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition, hosted by Tony Award Winning Director, Kenny Leon, with special musical performance by blues guitarist and storyteller, Guy Davis, took place last night, May 1st, at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the event below! (more...)

Kenny Leon to Host 9th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition; Judges Announced!Kenny Leon to Host 9th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition; Judges Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The 9th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition, hosted by Tony Award Winning Director, Kenny Leon, with special musical performance by blues guitarist and storyteller, Guy Davis, will take place on Monday, May 1st at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). (more...)

True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters Announce 9th Annual National August Wilson Monologue CompetitionTrue Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters Announce 9th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

True Colors Theatre Company (Kenny Leon, Co-Founding Artistic Director) and Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth, President; Paul Libin, Executive Vice President; Jack Viertel, Senior Vice President) are proud to announce the 9th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition will take place on Monday, May 1st at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street).   (more...)

The Pennsylvania Blues Festival Marks its 25th Anniversary in Style!The Pennsylvania Blues Festival Marks its 25th Anniversary in Style!
by Tory Gates - Sep 23, 2016

“The blues will always be alive, the blues doesn't need our help.' -- Bill Wax, host of 'Roots and Fruits,' WPFW Radio, Washington, DC (more...)

Insight Editions to Present 'Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters'Insight Editions to Present 'Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters'
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

In 2016, a new exhibit on the work of visionary director Guillermo del Toro will open at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) before moving on to the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) and the Minneapolis Museum of Art (MIA). (more...)

Blumenthal Performing Arts to Launch Outdoor Movie Nights Next Month at Spirit SquareBlumenthal Performing Arts to Launch Outdoor Movie Nights Next Month at Spirit Square
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Blumenthal Performing Arts will begin hosting free outdoor movie nights in July at Spirit Square. The Square, at the corner of College and 7th Street, has a brand new look and will be transformed into the perfect movie event space multiple times throughout the summer. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Irish Repertory Theatre's FINIAN'S RAINBOW In ConcertPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Irish Repertory Theatre's FINIAN'S RAINBOW In Concert
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 14, 2016

Just last night, Irish Repertory Theatre presented FINIAN'S RAINBOW: IN CONCERT, this season's Gala Benefit production celebrating their return home to 22nd Street. Hosted by Saoirse Ronan, FINIAN'S RAINBOW: IN CONCERT featured performances by members of the Irish Rep cast in their original roles: Melissa Errico as 'Sharon,' Malcolm Gets as 'Og,' David Staller as 'the Narrator,' and Max Von Essen as 'Woody.' They were joined by Tony Award winner Jim Norton as 'Finian,' Megan Fairchild of New York City Ballet as 'Susan the Silent,' and a full chorus. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the National August Wilson Monologue Competition!Photo Coverage: Go Inside the National August Wilson Monologue Competition!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 4, 2016

Chicago Public School student Ireon Roach was awarded first place in the National August WilsonMonologue Competition, which was held May 2, 2016, at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway in New York City. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special night below! (more...)

8th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition Held Tonight8th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition Held Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters present the 8th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition tonight, May 2nd, at 7 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). (more...)

8th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition to be Held in May8th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition to be Held in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters have announced that the 8th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition will take place on Monday, May 2nd at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street).   (more...)

True Blues & The Campbell Brothers Band to Play Merrill Auditorium, 3/25True Blues & The Campbell Brothers Band to Play Merrill Auditorium, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Portland Ovations presents a powerhouse double-bill that illuminates the connection between the blues and gospel music, with Corey Harris, Guy Davis and Alvin Youngblood Hart (True Blues) joining the powerhouse sacred steel guitar sound of The Campbell Brothers Band on Friday, March 25, at 8 pm at Merrill Auditorium. (more...)

Guy Davis with Fabrizio Poggi Brings the Blues to Centenary Stage TonightGuy Davis with Fabrizio Poggi Brings the Blues to Centenary Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2016

The sounds of the blues fills Centenary Stage Company's Lackland Center tonight, February 6, at 8pm with legendary blues musician Guy Davis and special guest harmonica player Fabrizio Poggi. (more...)

Guy Davis & Fabrizio Poggi to Play Lackland Center, 2/6Guy Davis & Fabrizio Poggi to Play Lackland Center, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The sounds of the blues fills Centenary Stage Company's Lackland Center on Saturday February 6 at 8pm with legendary blues musician Guy Davis and special guest harmonica player Fabrizio Poggi. 'Davis' folksy and humble stage presence, combined with his humorous monologues, made one feel that this was not a concert, but rather, an impromptu performance on a front porch down in some southern swamp. Indeed, at times Davis had the audience singing, clapping and stomping their feet.' (Daily Herald Tribune, Grand Prairie, Alberta) (more...)

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