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Date of Birth: January 30, 1928 (88)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Jane Monheit, 'Jazz Party' & More Set for Birdland, Week of 2/8Jane Monheit, 'Jazz Party' & More Set for Birdland, Week of 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for February 8-14, Jane Monheit, Birdland Jazz Party, Barbara Carroll and more! (more...)

David Cromer Replaces Hal Prince as Director of Atlantic Theater Company's THE BAND'S VISIT; World Premiere Pushed to Fall 2016David Cromer Replaces Hal Prince as Director of Atlantic Theater Company's THE BAND'S VISIT; World Premiere Pushed to Fall 2016
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 29, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company announced today that director David Cromer will now helm the world premiere musical THE BAND'S VISIT, replacing Harold Prince, who is now unavailable due to scheduling conflicts. (more...)

VIDEO: Carol Burnett Talks Upcoming SAG Honor: 'I Was Absolutely Gobsmacked'VIDEO: Carol Burnett Talks Upcoming SAG Honor: 'I Was Absolutely Gobsmacked'
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

Entertainment icon Carol Burnett stopped by CBS's THE TALK to chat about her upcoming SAG Life Achievement Award honor, with Carol saying, 'when I heard about it… I was absolutely gobsmacked. I'm thrilled.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: New 'J.M. Barrie' Tony Yazbeck Takes First Bows in FINDING NEVERLAND!Photo Coverage: New 'J.M. Barrie' Tony Yazbeck Takes First Bows in FINDING NEVERLAND!
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 27, 2016

FINDING NEVERLAND has found its new leading man! Tony Award nominee Tony Yazbeck (On The Town) just took over the role of Peter Pan creator J.M. Barrie in the smash hit, record-breaking Broadway musical last night, January 26, 2016. The production plays at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street, between Broadway and 8th Avenues). BroadwayWorld was there for his big night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Tony Yazbeck Flies to FINDING NEVERLAND as 'J.M. Barrie' TonightTony Yazbeck Flies to FINDING NEVERLAND as 'J.M. Barrie' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

FINDING NEVERLAND has found its new leading man! Tony Award nominee Tony Yazbeck (On The Town) will take over the role of Peter Pan creator J.M. Barrie in the smash hit, record-breaking Broadway musical starting tonight, January 26, 2016. (more...)

Tina Fey & Amy Poehler to Present Carol Burnett with Life Achievement Award at 22nd SAG AWARDSTina Fey & Amy Poehler to Present Carol Burnett with Life Achievement Award at 22nd SAG AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will present the Life Achievement Award to comedic trailblazer, actor, singer, dancer, producer and author Carol Burnett live at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (more...)

Thomas Kail Says GREASE: LIVE is 'Just Like Getting Ready for Your First Preview'Thomas Kail Says GREASE: LIVE is 'Just Like Getting Ready for Your First Preview'
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, director Thomas Kail, the helmer behind Broadway's newest smash hit musical HAMILTON, speaks about the challenges of taking on directing duties for FOX's GREASE LIVE. (more...)

Geva to Continue 43rd Season with TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRDGeva to Continue 43rd Season with TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Geva Theatre Center presents Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird as part of the 2015-2016 ESL Wilson Stage Series. To Kill a Mockingbird is adapted by Christopher Sergel and directed by Mark Cuddy, with original music by Gregg Coffin. The production begins previews on February 16, opens on February 20 and runs in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage until March 20. (more...)

BWW Interview: Joel Grey at The Ridgefield PlayhouseBWW Interview: Joel Grey at The Ridgefield Playhouse
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Jan 21, 2016

Think you know @joelgrey? See him, hear him, be surprised by him at The Ridgefield Playhouse @RPlayhouse (more...)

SHREK THE MUSICAL Announces Global Tour - Istanbul, Abu Dhabi, Singapore and More!SHREK THE MUSICAL Announces Global Tour - Istanbul, Abu Dhabi, Singapore and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Broadway Entertainment Group FZ LLC and NETworks Presentations LLC are pleased to announce their first ever, global tour of the English language production of SHREK THE MUSICAL with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori.  The production begins its journey in Istanbul, Turkey on the 22nd January, 2016 and will tour to diverse markets including Europe, the Middle East and Asia to cities including; Abu Dhabi, Jakarta and Singapore to name a few.  (more...)

Linda Lavin, NUTTY PROFESSOR Reunion and More Set for Birdland This FebruaryLinda Lavin, NUTTY PROFESSOR Reunion and More Set for Birdland This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its February 2016 lineup, featuring Jane Monheit, Monterey Jazz Allstars, Nicolas King, The Birdland Big Band, Showbiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, John Pizzarelli Quartet, Birdland Jazz Party, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Beth Leavel & More to Join American Showstoppers in Honoring Cole PorterBeth Leavel & More to Join American Showstoppers in Honoring Cole Porter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS - featuring Fred Barton & His Orchestra and starring a cast of today's best Broadway performers - will present "An Evening with Cole Porter" at Pace University's Schimmel Center in New York on Friday, March 4 at 7:30 PM and then Kingsborough Community College's Goldstein Center in Brooklyn on Saturday, March 5 at 8:00 PM.  The cast of outstanding Broadway performers includes Beth Leavel (Tony Award winner for The Drowsy Chaperone), Sean McGibbon, Paula Leggett Chase, Damon Kirsche, Karen Murphy and Jesse Luttrell in addition to the Scott Thompson Dancers. The show is produced, orchestrated, conducted and hosted by Fred Barton with direction and choreography by Scott Thompson. (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...)

Breaking News: Tony Yazbeck Will Fly to FINDING NEVERLAND as the New J.M. Barrie; Matthew Morrison Departs on 1/24Breaking News: Tony Yazbeck Will Fly to FINDING NEVERLAND as the New J.M. Barrie; Matthew Morrison Departs on 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

This just in- FINDING NEVERLAND has found its new leading man! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, there are just over two weeks left to see Tony Award®-nominee and star of TV's 'Glee,' Matthew Morrison as Peter Pan creator J.M. Barrie in the smash hit, record-breaking Broadway musical Finding Neverland. Morrison's final performance will be Sunday, January 24. Before he goes, however, audiences will have only one week to catch Morrison on stage again with his opening night co-star, Emmy Award®-winner Kelsey Grammer, who returns to the show on Tuesday, January 19. (Grammer was previously announced to begin his run on January 15, however, his engagement will now commence on Monday, January 19.) Tony Award®-nominee Tony Yazbeck (On The Town) will take over the role of J.M. Barrie alongside Grammer, beginning Tuesday, January 26. (more...)

Randy Harrison and Andrea Goss to Lead CABARET at Segerstrom Center This SummerRandy Harrison and Andrea Goss to Lead CABARET at Segerstrom Center This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

CABARET, the musical masterpiece, returns direct from Broadway! (more...)

SHE LOVES ME to Play Foothill Music Theatre This FebruarySHE LOVES ME to Play Foothill Music Theatre This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents SHE LOVES ME, the charming 1963 musical adaptation of Miklos Laszlo's play Parfumerie (which later inspired the Tom Hanks-Meg Ryan feature film You've Got Mail), with a score by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler on the Roof) and a book by Joe Masteroff (Cabaret). (more...)

FIDDLER Stars, Director Set for CUNY TV's ARTS IN THE CITY This WeekendFIDDLER Stars, Director Set for CUNY TV's ARTS IN THE CITY This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

With its timeless theme of 'tradition,' FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is a musical that speaks anew to every generation -- now the beloved show, which premiered on Broadway in 1964, is back in an acclaimed new production at the Broadway Theatre starring Danny Burstein and Jessica Hecht, directed by Bartlett Sher. (more...)

WBT to Present SHOW BOATWBT to Present SHOW BOAT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2015

 Show Boat, the first great serious Broadway musical, combined the talents of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II. The story, which spans almost fifty years, follows the lives, loves, and losses of a troupe of riverboat performers aboard the Cotton Blossom floating theater on the mighty Mississippi.  Its timeless score contains some of the most beautiful and emotionally charged songs ever written for a musical, including 'Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man' and 'Make Believe.' "Ol' Man River", is the show's most memorable anthem about how the mighty Mississippi River, that unstoppable force of nature, is completely indifferent to human suffering. (more...)

Wilner, Jordan & Gwon's CAKE OFF Musical Among Lineup for The Old Globe's 2016 New Voices FestivalWilner, Jordan & Gwon's CAKE OFF Musical Among Lineup for The Old Globe's 2016 New Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

The Old Globe today announced it will present the Third Annual New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by professional playwrights, January 15 - 17, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: ON SONDHEIM an Opinionated Guide by Ethan MorddenBWW Review: ON SONDHEIM an Opinionated Guide by Ethan Mordden
by Wesley Doucette - Dec 21, 2015

Ethan Mordden's guide of Sondheim's work, process, and aesthetic. (more...)

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