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Date of Birth: October 28, 1939 (76)
Birth Place: Boston, MA, USA
Gender: Female
BLOOD to Mark The Garage's Debut ProductionBLOOD to Mark The Garage's Debut Production
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

A Jewish-American reporter in Japan uncovers a conspiracy to cover up the government-sanctioned sale of HIV-contaminated blood products in a new political thriller with music inspired by true events. (more...)

Trinity Rep to Honor Oskar and Laurie Eustis & Elizabeth Z. Chace at 2016 Pell AwardsTrinity Rep to Honor Oskar and Laurie Eustis & Elizabeth Z. Chace at 2016 Pell Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

At the 20th annual Pell Awards, Trinity Repertory Company will award Oskar Eustis and Laurie Eustis with the Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts. Oskar currently serves as the artistic director of The Public Theater. Elizabeth Z. Chace, local businesswoman and philanthropist will be honored with the Charles Sullivan Award for Distinguished Service in the Arts. Nominations are now being accepted for additional local honorees. Information is available at www.trinityrep.com. The ceremony will be held Monday, May 23, 2016. (more...)

BEACHES Playwright Thom Thomas Passes Away at 80BEACHES Playwright Thom Thomas Passes Away at 80
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

THOM THOMAS, script writer for stage, TV and film, succumbed to acute leukemia in Los Angeles on December 2, 2015. Recently Thomas co-wrote with Iris Rainer Dart the book for Beaches, The Musical, adapted from Dart's popular novel. Beaches had a tryout in Chicago at the Drury Lane Theatre this past summer, and a Broadway transfer is pending availability of a theater. Currently Astrablu Media, Inc. holds the rights to Thomas's completed screenplay adaptation of the novel, Vanished, with production planned for spring of 2016. (more...)

Theatre Project to Present THE SANTA CLOSETTheatre Project to Present THE SANTA CLOSET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Theatre Project is thrilled to present New York solo performer JEFFREY SOLOMON in his Off?Broadway comedy, THE SANTA CLOSET, about a little boy seeking validation and the closeted holiday icon too scared to give it. (more...)

Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SVU on NBC - Tonight, November 18, 2015Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SVU on NBC - Tonight, November 18, 2015
by TV Scoop - Nov 18, 2015

Get all the scoop on LAW & ORDER: SVU, airing on NBC tonight, November 18, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SVU on NBC - Wednesday, November 18, 2015Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SVU on NBC - Wednesday, November 18, 2015
by TV Scoop - Nov 16, 2015

Get all the scoop on LAW & ORDER: SVU, airing on NBC on Wednesday, November 18, 2015! (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT, ACT ONE, Chita Rivera & More Set for PBS This Fall!BILLY ELLIOT, ACT ONE, Chita Rivera & More Set for PBS This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

PBS President Paula Kerger announced at the Television Critics Association Press Tour the full lineup and airdates of PBS' annual arts programming showcase. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT, ACT ONE, Chita Rivera & More Set for PBS This Fall!BILLY ELLIOT, ACT ONE, Chita Rivera & More Set for PBS This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

PBS President Paula Kerger announced at the Television Critics Association Press Tour the full lineup and airdates of PBS' annual arts programming showcase. (more...)

John Cullum to Lead Irish Rep's THE BURIAL AT THEBES, by Seamus HeaneyJohn Cullum to Lead Irish Rep's THE BURIAL AT THEBES, by Seamus Heaney
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

The Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) announces its first production of 2016, THE BURIAL AT THEBES written by Irish Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney, based on Sophocles' Antigone. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Miss SHOW BOAT in Concert with Norm Lewis, Vanessa Williams & More? Watch the Full Show Now!STAGE TUBE: Miss SHOW BOAT in Concert with Norm Lewis, Vanessa Williams & More? Watch the Full Show Now!
by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2015

'Kern & Hammerstein's Show Boat in Concert with the New York Philharmonic' aired just last week as part of PBS' LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER.This New York Philharmonic production features an all-star cast led by Vanessa Williams and Downton Abbey's Julian Ovenden, as well as Norm Lewis, Jane Alexander, Fred Willard, and Lauren Worsham. Mis the broadcast? No worries! You can check out the full show below! (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT, ACT ONE, Chita Rivera & More Set for PBS This Fall!BILLY ELLIOT, ACT ONE, Chita Rivera & More Set for PBS This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

PBS President Paula Kerger announced at the Television Critics Association Press Tour the full lineup and airdates of PBS' annual arts programming showcase. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis Sings 'Ol' Man River' from SHOW BOAT on Tonight's LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTERSTAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis Sings 'Ol' Man River' from SHOW BOAT on Tonight's LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2015

The New York Philharmonic presentation of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's SHOW BOAT in concert, airs on PBS October 1th at 9:00pm, check your local listings. Don't miss Kern and Hammerstein II's groundbreaking musical about the lives, loves and heartbreaks of three generations of show folk on the Mississippi River. Check out Tony-nominee Norm Lewis singing the iconic 'Ol' Man River (more...)

SHOW BOAT, Starring Vanessa Williams, Julian Ovenden, Norm Lewis and More, Airs on LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER TonightSHOW BOAT, Starring Vanessa Williams, Julian Ovenden, Norm Lewis and More, Airs on LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

'Kern & Hammerstein's Show Boat in Concert with the New York Philharmonic' airs tonight, October 16, 9:00 p.m. -11:00 p.m. ET as part of LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER.  (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 14th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 14th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 14, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The BWW Chicago Awards are taking submissions! Plus there's a CST cast album, a new 'Gypsy,' 'Show Boat' on TV, and the 'My Fair Lady' film in theaters. Davenport's has interesting shows, a new project gives us an unknown musical, CCT premieres one, Cult Camp stages an obscure one, and Broadway In Chicago announces its 2016 subscription series! (more...)

BWW TV: Inside OLD TIMES' Opening Night on Broadway with Clive Owen, Eve Best & Kelly Reilly!BWW TV: Inside OLD TIMES' Opening Night on Broadway with Clive Owen, Eve Best & Kelly Reilly!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 7, 2015

BroadwayWorld caught up with the show's stars at the after-party - check out what they had to say about bringing the Pinter play to Broadway! (more...)


by Walter McBride - Oct 7, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Harold Pinter's Old Times, directed by Douglas Hodge, starring Clive Owen, Eve Best and Kelly Reilly, and featuring original music by Radiohead's Thom Yorke, as part of Roundabout's 50th anniversary season. OLD TIMES began previews on September 17, 2015, and just opened last night, October 6, 2015. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, November 29, 2015, on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadways Best Gathers at the American Airlines Theatre for OLD TIMES Opening Night!Photo Coverage: Broadways Best Gathers at the American Airlines Theatre for OLD TIMES Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Oct 7, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Harold Pinter's Old Times, directed by Douglas Hodge, starring Clive Owen, Eve Best and Kelly Reilly, and featuring original music by Radiohead's Thom Yorke, as part of Roundabout's 50th anniversary season. OLD TIMES began previews on September 17, 2015, and just opened last night, October 6, 2015. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, November 29, 2015, on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the red carpt arrivals below! (more...)


by Walter McBride - Oct 7, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Harold Pinter's Old Times, directed by Douglas Hodge, starring Clive Owen, Eve Best and Kelly Reilly, and featuring original music by Radiohead's Thom Yorke, as part of Roundabout's 50th anniversary season. OLD TIMES began previews on September 17, 2015, and just opened last night, October 6, 2015. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, November 29, 2015, on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the curtain call below! (more...)

Roundabout's OLD TIMES, Starring Clive Owen, Opens on Broadway TonightRoundabout's OLD TIMES, Starring Clive Owen, Opens on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Harold Pinter's Old Times, directed by Douglas Hodge, starring Clive Owen, Eve Best and Kelly Reilly, and featuring original music by Radiohead's Thom Yorke, as part of Roundabout's 50th anniversary season. OLD TIMES began previews on September 17, 2015, and opens officially tonight, October 6, 2015. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, November 29, 2015, on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Joanna Rush's KICK to Open This Month at St. Luke's TheatreJoanna Rush's KICK to Open This Month at St. Luke's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Yonanda Productions & Piccolo Productions, in association with Wendy Taucher Dance Opera Theater, present KICK, a darkly comic solo play written and performed by Joanna Rush.  Directed by Tony Award nominee Lynne Taylor-Corbett, KICK opens at St. Luke's Theatre, 308 West 46th Street, NYC on Sunday, October 25th at 7 PM for an open-ended engagement.  (more...)

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