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Date Of Birth:
May 16, 1905
Date Of Death:
August 12, 1982 (77)
Birth Place:
Grand Island, NE, USA
Gender: Male
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Date of Birth: May 16, 1905
Date of Death: August 12, 1982 (77)
Birth Place: Grand Island, NE, USA
Gender: Male
Photo Flash: First Look at CEK Productions' World Premiere of WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUESPhoto Flash: First Look at CEK Productions' World Premiere of WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2016

CEK Productions presents the World Premiere of WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES, book by Carole Eglash-Kosoff, musical direction and arrangements by Rahn Coleman, choreography by Cassie Crump and direction by John Henry Davis. WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES begins previews Friday, November 11, 2016 and opens Friday, November 18 at 8pm. The production runs through Sunday, December 18 at the Matrix Theatre, 7657 Melrose Ave. in West Hollywood. (more...)

Upcoming World Premiere Musical 'LUSH LIFE' changes its title to 'WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES'Upcoming World Premiere Musical 'LUSH LIFE' changes its title to 'WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

CEK Productions presents the World Premiere of WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES, book by Carole Eglash-Kosoff, musical direction and arrangements by Rahn Coleman, choreography by Cassie Crump and direction by John Henry Davis. (more...)

PCT Presents 'MiSTER ROBERTS' on Veterans WeekendPCT Presents 'MiSTER ROBERTS' on Veterans Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Pittsburg Community Theatre takes you back to when WORLD War II was about to end, and Lt. Douglas Roberts (Michael Wilson), the cargo officer of a beleaguered ship in a backwater part of the South Pacific, wants just two things: a transfer to a destroyer in the thick of the action against the Japanese, and liberty for the 167 desperate men who have been kept aboard his ship for 14 straight months by the tyrannical Captain (Kevin Burns). (more...)

The 2016 - 2017 Season Expands to Include the Addition of Performances at the Skokie Theatre, New Guest Hosts, New NEW FACES One Production Celebrating New Musicals and MThe 2016 - 2017 Season Expands to Include the Addition of Performances at the Skokie Theatre, New Guest Hosts, New NEW FACES One Production Celebrating New Musicals and M
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre†and Artistic Director†Michael Weber†are proud to announce the 2016 - 2017 season of Chicago's hit musical revue series,†New Faces Sing†returning to†Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway and debuting at†Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave in Skokie. In tribute to the original†New Faces†series that ran on Broadway and on film from 1934 - 1968, Porchlight Music Theatre last year created this Chicago musical revue series,†New Faces Sing†Broadway, as a showcase for the best emerging musical talent now performing on Chicago stages.†Each edition is a journey from the start to the finish of a entire musical season on Broadway, peppered with photos and films of the era in an exciting multimedia presentation with a favorite Chicago theatre veteran hosting and introducing the next generation of music theatre artists and acting as your guide through a past season on the Great White Way. Seating is general admission; tickets are $22, with no drink minimum and are available at†porchlightmusictheatre.org. (more...)

Billy Strayhorn Musical LUSH LIFE to Premiere Next Month at the MatrixBilly Strayhorn Musical LUSH LIFE to Premiere Next Month at the Matrix
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

CEK Productions presents the World Premiere of LUSH LIFE, book by Carole Eglash-Kosoff, musical direction and arrangements by Rahn Coleman, choreography by Cassie Crump and direction by John Henry Davis. LUSH LIFE begins previews Friday, November 11, 2016 and opens Friday, November 18 at 8pm. The production runs through Sunday, December 18 at the Matrix Theatre, 7657 Melrose Ave. in West Hollywood. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BURNT PART BOYS at RAISE Repertory Theatre/Acting Studio in LutzBWW Review: THE BURNT PART BOYS at RAISE Repertory Theatre/Acting Studio in Lutz
by Peter Nason - Oct 4, 2016

Victoria Watson directs a cast filled with some of the best young talent in the area! (more...)

Theatre in Historic Places: OKTOBERFEST THE MUSICAL at the Crest TheatreTheatre in Historic Places: OKTOBERFEST THE MUSICAL at the Crest Theatre
by Ellen Dostal - Sep 28, 2016

Frances Seymour Fonda, actor Henry Fonda's second wife, was only 32 years old when the theater she commissioned architect Arthur W. Hawes to build opened in December of 1940. Originally known as the Westwood Theater, it was designed to be a performance space for live productions and for a short time it did fulfill that mission. Across town, movie musicals like Busby Berkeley's Strike Up the Band and Down Argentine Way were becoming box office hits as Tinseltown capitalized on the popularity of established young stars such as Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney and soon-to-be stars like pin-up girl Betty Grable and Carmen Miranda. (more...)

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch PartyThe Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch Party
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre presents its wonderfully diverse fall-winter programming schedule during a private open house and reception today, September 28, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. (more...)

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch PartyThe Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch Party
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre presents its wonderfully diverse fall-winter programming schedule during a private open house and reception on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. (more...)

John Wesley Shipp in TWELVE ANGRY MEN Opens Tonight at Judson Theatre CompanyJohn Wesley Shipp in TWELVE ANGRY MEN Opens Tonight at Judson Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

†Tonight†is Opening Night for†Twelve Angry Men†at†Judson Theatre Company†(Morgan Sills, Executive Producer and Daniel Haley, Artistic Director). Two-time Emmy winning Broadway and Television star†John Wesley Shipp,currently on the CW's†The Flash,†plays the iconic role of Juror #8.†Twelve Angry Men†opens†tonight†at†7:00 pm†and runs through†Sunday, September 25†at Owens Auditorium on the campus of Sandhills Community College, located at 3395 Airport Road in Pinehurst. (more...)

BWW Preview: The Cape Cod Theatre Company Presents ON GOLDEN PONDBWW Preview: The Cape Cod Theatre Company Presents ON GOLDEN POND
by Kristen Morale - Sep 13, 2016

The Cape Cod Theatre Company, home of the Harwich Junior Theatre, is pleased to bring Ernest Thompson's beloved 1979 play On Golden Pond to its stage as the first show of its anticipated fall season. Thompson's play, which was made into the well-known 1981 movie starring Henry Fonda and Katharine Hepburn, will run as a CCTC main-stage production from September 16th thru October 9th, under the direction of Susan Kosoff. (more...)

The Second City Returns to Cape Playhouse with FREE SPEECH! This FallThe Second City Returns to Cape Playhouse with FREE SPEECH! This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The Second City, Chicago's legendary sketch and improv comedy theater, returns to The Cape Playhouse with 'Free Speech! (While Supplies Last)' an irreverent look at America's electoral insanity. (more...)

ART, MURDER FOR TWO and More Coming to Cape Playhouse in 2017ART, MURDER FOR TWO and More Coming to Cape Playhouse in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Michael Rader, Artistic Director of The Cape Playhouse, today announced the 2017 summer line-up for the historic Playhouse's 91st season.† (more...)

Jane Fonda to Host 2016 Women's Media Awards; Gayle King to Make Opening RemarksJane Fonda to Host 2016 Women's Media Awards; Gayle King to Make Opening Remarks
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

The Women's Media Center is proud to announce that our 2016 Women's Media Awards will this year be hosted for the first time by Jane Fonda, the two-time Academy Award-winning star of Netflix's 'Grace and Frankie.' (more...)

Women In Film Presents An All Star Line Up to Discuss Ageism In The ArtsWomen In Film Presents An All Star Line Up to Discuss Ageism In The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

On Friday†night, a panel of 8 industry leaders including†Ashton Applewhite, B. Harlan Boll, Jobeth Williams,†Lesley Ann Warren, Kathy Griffin, Michael Lindsay-Hogg and Lynn Whitfield†with moderator†Sharon Lawrence,†were brought together before an audience at the London Hotel by producers David C. Barry and Robyn Rosenfeld with the support of Women in Film for a panel on Gender Diversity and Ageism in Hollywood (more...)

The Second City to Return to Cape Playhouse with FREE SPEECH! This FallThe Second City to Return to Cape Playhouse with FREE SPEECH! This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

The Second City, Chicago's legendary sketch and improv comedy theater, returns to The Cape Playhouse with "Free Speech! (While Supplies Last)" an irreverent look at America's electoral insanity. (more...)

THE MAY QUEEN at The Cape PlayhouseTHE MAY QUEEN at The Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

The May Queen, the sassy, new office comedy, has its Cape Playhouse premiere as the fourth play in in the historic theatre's 90th anniversary season. Directed by Amanda Charlton, it plays a two week engagement, July 26 - August 6; press night is set for Tuesday, July 26 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Cody, Foster, Spangler and More Join The Cape Playhouse's 90th Season!Cody, Foster, Spangler and More Join The Cape Playhouse's 90th Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Broadway will come to The Cape Playhouse this summer as Hunter Foster, Jen Cody, Nick Spangler, and Kaitlyn Davidson come to the theatre in a season of Playhouse premieres and Broadway favorites. Erik Orton, Guest Artistic Director, today announced the casting for the historic theater's 90th Season in Dennis, MA. Six shows - a mix of comedies, dramas, and musicals - will play from June 7 - August 30, 2016. (more...)

Auction Items Announced for ADOPT THE ARTS Benefit Concert on 5/12Auction Items Announced for ADOPT THE ARTS Benefit Concert on 5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016

ADOPT THE ARTS will launch a live benefit concert and live auction for LAUSD elementary schools on Thursday, May 12 at The Fonda Theatre (6126 Hollywood Boulevard) in Los Angeles (red carpet 6:00-7:15PM, show starts: 7:30PM). Music luminaries will gather to perform with and honor 2016 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees GLENN HUGHES (Deep Purple) and ROBIN ZANDER (Cheap Trick) for their contributions to American art and culture. Proceeds from the concert and auction will be donated to ADOPT THE ARTS music programs in LAUSD elementary schools (see VIP ticket/donation below). (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre's Final Installment of NEW FACES SING BROADWAY Set for 6/7Porchlight Music Theatre's Final Installment of NEW FACES SING BROADWAY Set for 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

? Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the final 2015 - 16 installment of Chicago's hit new musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway. This edition, conceived and directed by Michael Weber and Chris Carter with music direction by Nick Sula, hosted by James Earl Jones II and featuring a cast of Chicago's hottest emerging artists, takes a journey through the best of Broadway's 1949 musical season via rare multi-media visuals, songs, trivia games and sing alongs in New Faces Sing Broadway 1949, Tuesday, June 7 at 8 p.m. at Uptown Underground, 4707 N Broadway. Tickets are $22, with no drink minimum and are available at porchlightmusictheatre.org or by calling 773.777.9884. (more...)

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