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Date Of Birth:
June 06, 1954 (60)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
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VIDEO: First Look - National Tour of the Tony Winning Musical KINKY BOOTSVIDEO: First Look - National Tour of the Tony Winning Musical KINKY BOOTS
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2014

KINKY BOOTS, the exhilarating Broadway musical, is now on tour! Below, check out a first look at the production starring Kyle Taylor Parker and Steven Booth. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS to Play Denver Center's Buell Theatre, 10/29-11/9KINKY BOOTS to Play Denver Center's Buell Theatre, 10/29-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig, lead producers of KINKY BOOTS, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), have announced final casting for the upcoming first national tour including two Colorado natives. KINKY BOOTS plays The Buell Theatre October 29-November 9 only. (more...)

FIRST LISTEN: Nick Jonas Releases Two New Songs from Upcoming Self-Titled AlbumFIRST LISTEN: Nick Jonas Releases Two New Songs from Upcoming Self-Titled Album
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Nick Jonas has released two new tracks from his upcoming self-titled album, "Teacher" and "Wilderness". His debut solo album will be out on November 11th on iTunes. (more...)

BWW TV: Struttin' Across America- Watch Highlights from KINKY BOOTS on Tour!BWW TV: Struttin' Across America- Watch Highlights from KINKY BOOTS on Tour!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 14, 2014

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony« Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy« Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony« Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), kicked off its national tour last month in Las Vegas, and it will continue to other United States west coast stops in Tempe, San Diego, Portland, Seattle, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Costa Mesa before heading east in 2015. The full tour route can be found at www.kinkybootsthemusical.com. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/13/14 - HERE LIES LOVE in London, FIRST WIVES CLUB, Jeff Awards and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/13/14 - HERE LIES LOVE in London, FIRST WIVES CLUB, Jeff Awards and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 13, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: HERE LIES LOVE rocks its opening night in London, THE FIRST WIVES CLUB gets a reading, and the Jeff Awards celebrate the best of Chicago theatre tonight! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 10/11-10/12/2014Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 10/11-10/12/2014
by - Oct 12, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, October 12, 2014 - Sunday, October 12, 2014. (more...)

Sunday Special: Celebrating Broadway's High-Stepping Dance MusicalsSunday Special: Celebrating Broadway's High-Stepping Dance Musicals
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 12, 2014

In celebration of this season's ON THE TOWN, we've collected 10 of our favorite dance musicals. From classics like ANYTHING GOES, 42ND STREET, A CHORUS LINE and WEST SIDE STORY to modern marvels such as NEWSIES and STRICTLY BALLROOM, the way choreography is used to tell a story continues to evolve and inspire. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Harvey Fierstein Makes Surprise Singing Appearance on Saturday Night Live!STAGE TUBE: Harvey Fierstein Makes Surprise Singing Appearance on Saturday Night Live!
by Stage Tube - Oct 12, 2014

Bill Hader served as host of this week's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on NBC, and his return to the show featured an extra-special singing monologue with Kristen Wiig and Broadway's own Harvey Fierstein. Check out the video below! (more...)

Kings of New York! NEWSIES National Tour Launches in NY TodayKings of New York! NEWSIES National Tour Launches in NY Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

NEWSIES, the Tony Award-winning 'critics' pick' Broadway musical smash, launches a North American tour today, October 11 2014, in Schenectady, NY at Proctors. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Everybody Say 'Yeah' to KINKY BOOTS at the 5th AvenueBWW Reviews: Everybody Say 'Yeah' to KINKY BOOTS at the 5th Avenue
by Jay Irwin - Oct 10, 2014

As you know, Dear Readers, I have no love for the constant turning of movies into Broadway shows but I'm afraid that it's a trend that is not going away any time soon and sometimes results in some good shows (a certain blonde lawyer springs to mind). And the latest of those movie to stage conversions, "Kinky Boots" has hit the 5th Avenue Theatre with its tour and while the show's lack of songs that move the story along should kill it for me, somehow they've made it a raucous good time and I think I know why. But we'll get to that in a minute. (more...)

Tickets to National Tour of NEWSIES at Benedum Center Now On SaleTickets to National Tour of NEWSIES at Benedum Center Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions and PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh announced today that tickets for the highly anticipated Pittsburgh engagement of Disney's NEWSIES will go on sale to the public on Friday, October 10 at 9:00 a.m. The Tony Award-winning production will begin performances at the Benedum Theater on Tuesday, November 25 for a limited engagement of one week through Sunday, November 30. (more...)

Michael Mayer & Rick Miramontez to be Honored at New York Stage And Film's Annual Gala, 11/16Michael Mayer & Rick Miramontez to be Honored at New York Stage And Film's Annual Gala, 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

New York Stage and Film has announced that its Annual Winter Gala, to be held this year on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at The Plaza Hotel (770 Fifth Avenue, New York City), will honor Tony Award winner Michael Mayer and veteran theatrical press agent Rick Miramontez. (more...)

Tony Winner Gabriel Ebert, Izzie Steele, Euan Morton & More to Lead THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD in TorontoTony Winner Gabriel Ebert, Izzie Steele, Euan Morton & More to Lead THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

David Mirvish in co-production with the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, and by arrangement with Barry and Fran Weissler, have announced the cast of the Canadian premiere production of THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD by David Farr, directed by Gisli Írn Gardarsson. (more...)

VIDEO: First Listen - New Nick Jonas Single 'Numb' ft. Angel HazeVIDEO: First Listen - New Nick Jonas Single 'Numb' ft. Angel Haze
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Below, get a first listen to Nick Jonas' new single ft. Angel Haze. The track is off of his new, self-titled album which will be released on Nov. 11th as both a standard ten-song collection and a deluxe edition with three bonus songs. (more...)

Tickets to Disney's NEWSIES at Oriental Theatre On Sale 10/10Tickets to Disney's NEWSIES at Oriental Theatre On Sale 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for the Tony Award-winning smash hit musical, Disney's NEWSIES, will go on sale to the public this Friday, October 10, at 10 AM. NEWSIES will play Chicago's Oriental Theatre (24 W Randolph) December 10, 2014 through January 4, 2015. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS National Tour Coming to Segerstrom Center, 12/30-1/11/2015KINKY BOOTS National Tour Coming to Segerstrom Center, 12/30-1/11/2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

KINKY BOOTS, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award- winner Harvey Fierstein (book) and Grammy« Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award- winner for Best Score for KINKY BOOTS), opens at Segerstrom Center for the Arts from December 30, 2014 - January 11, 2015. Tickets to KINKY BOOTS at Segerstrom Center start at $29 and are now available online at SCFTA.org, the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa or by calling (714) 556-2787. For inquiries about group ticket savings for 10 or more, call the Group Services office at (714) 755-0236. The TTY number is (714) 556-2746. The 2 p.m. performance on Saturday, November 22 will include audio description, open captioning and sign-language interpretation. (more...)

National Tour of Disney's NEWSIES to Play the Fox Theatre in January 2015National Tour of Disney's NEWSIES to Play the Fox Theatre in January 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions and Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta announced today that tickets for the highly anticipated Atlanta engagement of Disney's NEWSIES will go on sale to the public on Sunday, October 19 at 10 a.m. The Tony Award-winning production will begin performances at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, January 20 for a limited one week engagement through Sunday, January 25 as part of the 2014/2015 Broadway in Atlanta series. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Likable KINKY BOOTS Inaugurates Gammage Auditorium's 50th Anniversary SeasonBWW Reviews: Likable KINKY BOOTS Inaugurates Gammage Auditorium's 50th Anniversary Season
by Tim Shawver - Sep 29, 2014

Like its composer, KINKY BOOTS is so unusual. Meticulously derivative, yet passingly original. (more...)

2014 Fire Island Pines Literary and Theater Weekend to Salute Jerry Mitchell, 10/52014 Fire Island Pines Literary and Theater Weekend to Salute Jerry Mitchell, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

The 2014 Madison Fire Island Pines Literary and Theater Weekend will be a salute to Tony Award-winning director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell, and celebration of the many Broadway musicals and Hollywood films to which he has contributed. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: September 20-26THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: September 20-26
by Louisa Brady - Sep 26, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include the 28th Annual Broadway Flea Market, Billy Porter's Off-Broadway show WHILE I YET LIVE, Aretha Franklin's visit to ALADDIN, and more! (more...)

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