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Date Of Birth:
January 17, 1931 (86)
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Date of Birth: January 17, 1931 (86)
Birth Place: Arkabutla, MS, USA
Gender: Male
Paul Alexander's New Musical TRINKETS to Open at Gene Frankel TheaterPaul Alexander's New Musical TRINKETS to Open at Gene Frankel Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Trinkets, an original musical set in New York's historic meatpacking district will premiere at the Gene Frankel Theater for a limited run in August. (more...)

Lily Tomlin, Ken Burns & More Join Voice Arts Awards GalaLily Tomlin, Ken Burns & More Join Voice Arts Awards Gala
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Annual Voice Arts® Awards honoring the best talent in the voiceover industry will be back in NYC this year. Good Morning America called the Voice Arts® Awards, 'The Oscars of voiceover acting.' (more...)

El Capitan Theatre to Present THE LION KING Sing-Along This AugustEl Capitan Theatre to Present THE LION KING Sing-Along This August
by Movies News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood has announced that they will be presenting a sing-along showing of Disney's hit animated film THE LION KING this August. (more...)

Despite Reports, Hugh Jackman Will Not Play 'Scar' in LION KING RemakeDespite Reports, Hugh Jackman Will Not Play 'Scar' in LION KING Remake
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Prior to the D23 LION KING panel held on Saturday morning in Anaheim, CA, rumors began to swirl that Tony Award winner and action star Hugh Jackman had signed on to lend his voice to the villainous 'Scar' in Jon Favreau's upcoming remake. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for HAMLET at The Old GlobeCast and Creative Team Announced for HAMLET at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, one of the greatest plays ever written. The Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein returns to the outdoor festival stage, with a cast featuring some of the nation's finest classical actors, to bring Shakespeare's iconic play to life. Revenge thriller, ghost story, psychological drama, political epic, and family saga, all packed in one, with unforgettable characters, theatrical masterstrokes, and world-famous lines. The Prince of Denmark comes home from college to find his father dead, his mother remarried to his uncle, and a spine-chilling apparition roaming the palace grounds. Hamlet plays August 6 - September 10, 2017, in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Previews run August 6-11, with opening night on Saturday, August 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now to the general public. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE GIN GAME Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane TheatrePhoto Flash: THE GIN GAME Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Drury Lane recently celebrated the opening of The Gin Game, the Pulitzer-winning play The Gin Game written by D.L. Coburn, featuring Chicago legends Paula Scrofano and John Reeger, and directed by Ross Lehman. The Gin Game runs through August 13, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook, IL. Scroll down for photos of the opening festivities! (more...)

Comedian John Oliver Joins Upcoming Disney Remake of THE LION KINGComedian John Oliver Joins Upcoming Disney Remake of THE LION KING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Today it was announced that comedian Jon Oliver would be joining the cast of the upcoming live-action remake of Disney's The Lion King in the role of Zazu. (more...)

Pre-Order Starts Today for GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER Premiere Cast RecordingPre-Order Starts Today for GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER Premiere Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Ghostlight Records will release the premiere cast recording of the musical Kurt Vonnegut's God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater - based on the recent production by the New York City Center's Encores! Off-Center musical theater series - in digital and physical formats on Friday, July 28. The album is available for pre-order starting today, Friday, July 7. (more...)

Confirmed: Angela Lansbury, Emily Watson to Star in LITTLE WOMEN TV AdaptationConfirmed: Angela Lansbury, Emily Watson to Star in LITTLE WOMEN TV Adaptation
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury will join Emily Watson (THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING) in a three-part television adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's, LITTLE WOMEN for BBC One and Masterpiece on PBS. (more...)

VIDEO: CHICAGO Celebrates The Weissler's 50th Wedding Anniversary!VIDEO: CHICAGO Celebrates The Weissler's 50th Wedding Anniversary!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Tony-Award winning producers Barry and Fran Weissler have just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Watch the cast of Chicago pay tribute to the couple in a fun video below! (more...)

Court Theatre Announces Casting for Season Opener FIVE GUYS NAMED MOECourt Theatre Announces Casting for Season Opener FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Stephen J. Albert, Executive Director, opens its 2017-2018 season with Five Guys Named Moe by Clarke Peters, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson and Associate Director Felicia P. Fields with music direction by Abdul Hamid Royal. Five Guys Named Moe, which features Louis Jordan's greatest hits, runs September 7 - October 8, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is September 16, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Angela Lansbury in Talks to Join Television Adaptation of LITTLE WOMENAngela Lansbury in Talks to Join Television Adaptation of LITTLE WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Deadline has reported that Tony Award-winner, Angela Lansbury is currently in talks to join the cast of a three-part television adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's, Little Women for BBC One and Masterpiece on PBS. (more...)

Bill Kenwright Presents Martin Shaw in UK Premiere of Political Thriller THE BEST MANBill Kenwright Presents Martin Shaw in UK Premiere of Political Thriller THE BEST MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Martin Shaw leads the cast in the timely UK premiere of Gore Vidal's award winning political thriller about ambition, political scandal, ruthlessness… and the race for the white house. (more...)

Photo Flash: Highlights from 71st ANNUAL TONY AWARDS - Part IPhoto Flash: Highlights from 71st ANNUAL TONY AWARDS - Part I
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Oscar, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey hosted THE 71st ANNUAL TONY® AWARDS, live from the historic Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 11 on the CBS Television Network. This was Spacey's first time hosting the Tonys. Check out photo highlights below! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Tonys Acceptance Speeches You Missed During the CommercialsVIDEO: Watch the Tonys Acceptance Speeches You Missed During the Commercials
by Matt Tamanini - Jun 11, 2017

While everyone was grabbing drinks or a snack from the kitchen during the Tony Awards commercial breaks, Creative Arts hosts King Georges Brian d'Arcy James and Jonathan Groff were presenting Tony Awards in the categories of Best Lighting Design Play, Best Lighting Design in a Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Orchestrations, and Best Choreography. (more...)

Video: Check Out James Earl Jones, Baayork Lee, and the Pre-Broadcast Acceptance SpeechesVideo: Check Out James Earl Jones, Baayork Lee, and the Pre-Broadcast Acceptance Speeches
by Matt Tamanini - Jun 11, 2017

Before the Tony Awards broadcast began on CBS, the American Theatre Wing handed out a handful of Creative Arts Awards, along with the Lifetime Achievement and the Isabelle Stevenson Award. Check out all of the pre-broadcast acceptance speeches below. The legendary James Earl Jones was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award and Baayork Lee was this year's recipient of the Isabelle Stevenson Award.  (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO, Ben Platt & Bette Midler Top 2017 Tony Awards - All the Winners!DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO, Ben Platt & Bette Midler Top 2017 Tony Awards - All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

This is the moment! The American Theatre Wing's 71st Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Tony and Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey, air live from Radio City Music Hall on the CBS Television Network tonight, honoring theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway. (more...)

They're Already Winners...  Counting Off the Tony Awards Already Won by the 2017 Nominees!They're Already Winners... Counting Off the Tony Awards Already Won by the 2017 Nominees!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

The 2017 Tony nominees are already winners... literally. Before a single Tony Award goes out tonight, this year's nominees already have a whopping 67 Tony Awards between them. Check out who has already won big below! (more...)

Put on Your Sunday Clothes... It's Tonys Day! All You Need to Know About the Nominees, Schedule & More!Put on Your Sunday Clothes... It's Tonys Day! All You Need to Know About the Nominees, Schedule & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 11, 2017

Today is the day! The 71st Annual Tony Awards will air on CBS tonight (...tonight, won't be just any night), June 11 at 8pm and as usual, BroadwayWorld will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tonys Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

Notable Stage Artists Join Planet Connections' PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSENotable Stage Artists Join Planet Connections' PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

A notable company of stage artists join a powerhouse team of playwrights and directors for Planet Connections' Playwrights for a Cause, Sunday, July 23, 2017 (more...)

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