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Date of Birth: February 02, 1971 (45)
Birth Place: Guilford, CT, USA
Gender: Female
Annette Bening and David Rockwell Will Be Honored at New York Stage and Film's Winter GalaAnnette Bening and David Rockwell Will Be Honored at New York Stage and Film's Winter Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

New York Stage and Film has announced that its annual Winter Gala will honor two titans of the entertainment industry: four-time Academy Award nominee Annette Bening and famed architect and Tony- and Emmy-winning scenic designer David Rockwell. (more...)

EPIX Original Dark Comedy Series GET SHORTY, Starring Ray Romano, to Start ProductionEPIX Original Dark Comedy Series GET SHORTY, Starring Ray Romano, to Start Production
by TV News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Premium cable network EPIX announced today that production will begin on the original series GET SHORTY, produced by MGM Television, on November 8, 2016 with shooting to take place in Los Angeles, CA (more...)

BWW Review: World Premiere BIG SKY Examines How the Truth Shall Set You FreeBWW Review: World Premiere BIG SKY Examines How the Truth Shall Set You Free
by Shari Barrett - Jun 20, 2016

The World Premiere of BIG SKY written by Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros and brilliantly directed by John Rando (Tony and Outer Critics Award winner for Urinetown) at the Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse fits in nicely with the theme of the Geffen's upcoming 'Moments of Truth' season as revelations spoken by each cast member finally allow them to drop all pretense and work together toward a goal for their common good. And while the ending seems a bit obscure at first, listening to everyone talking about it as they were leaving the theater convinced me that something thought-provoking had just been shared with all of us. (more...)

World Premiere of BIG SKY Opens Tonight at the Geffen PlayhouseWorld Premiere of BIG SKY Opens Tonight at the Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Geffen Playhouse's starry world premiere of BIG SKY, written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros, opens tonight, June 15. The production runs through July 17, 2016. (more...)

Arnie Burton, Emily Robinson, Jon Tenney and Jennifer Westfeldt to Lead BIG SKY World Premiere at the Geffen Beginning TonightArnie Burton, Emily Robinson, Jon Tenney and Jennifer Westfeldt to Lead BIG SKY World Premiere at the Geffen Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

John Rando (Tony and Outer Critics Award winner for Urinetown) directs production starring Arnie Burton (Flesh and Bone) as Jonathan, Emily Robinson (Transparent) as Tessa, Jon Tenney (The Closer, Major Crimes, Scandal) as Jack, and Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein, Ira & Abby, Friends With Kids) as Jen. (more...)

BWW Interview: Johanna Pfaelzer, Artistic Director of The Powerhouse TheaterBWW Interview: Johanna Pfaelzer, Artistic Director of The Powerhouse Theater
by Kathryn Kitt - May 2, 2016

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced a few of the projects tapped for the upcoming 32nd Powerhouse Season, the annual summer season which stages full productions of new plays, workshop presentations of new plays and musicals, and readings of other works in progress, among other developmental programming. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 4/19/2016 - One Year for FUN HOME & FINDING NEVERLAND!Broadway AM Report, 4/19/2016 - One Year for FUN HOME & FINDING NEVERLAND!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 19, 2016

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: FUN HOME and FINDING NEVERLAND celebrate one year on Broadway, and the Outer Critics Circle announces its 2016 nominees! (more...)

Arnie Burton, Emily Robinson, Jon Tenney and Jennifer Westfeldt to Lead BIG SKY World Premiere at the GeffenArnie Burton, Emily Robinson, Jon Tenney and Jennifer Westfeldt to Lead BIG SKY World Premiere at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Great news tonight! Geffen Playhouse has just announced a starry cast for its world premiere production of BIG SKY, written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros. (more...)

Jason Biggs, Liev Schreiber Among Jurors for 2016 Tribeca Film FestivalJason Biggs, Liev Schreiber Among Jurors for 2016 Tribeca Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

The 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its jurors – a diverse group of industry leaders, including award-winning actors, acclaimed filmmakers, writers, entrepreneurs, artists and cultural leaders. (more...)

Photo Flash: BeBe Winans Joins Young People's Chorus of New York City's 2016 GalaPhoto Flash: BeBe Winans Joins Young People's Chorus of New York City's 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

On Monday evening, March 7, at 7 p.m. with every seat in Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater occupied, 400 chorus members of the Young People's Chorus of New York City filled the stage and the balcony boxes above, while YPC Artistic Director Francisco J. Nuñez gave the downbeat to The New York Pops, to set the stage for one of the most exciting and successful galas in YPC's 28-year history. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Photo Coverage: New York Stage and Film Honors Bill Pullman and Donald Holder at Annual Winter GalaPhoto Coverage: New York Stage and Film Honors Bill Pullman and Donald Holder at Annual Winter Gala
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 16, 2015

New York Stage and Film just presented its annual Winter Gala, honoring star of stage and screen Bill Pullman, whose decades-long career includes starring roles in the blockbuster film Independence Day, While You Were Sleeping and Broadway's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia; as well as 2-time Tony Award-winner and 11-time nominee Donald Holder, lighting designer of Broadway's The Lion King, The King & I, and the upcoming Fiddler on the Roof revival, among countless others. (more...)


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ANNIE HALL Tops WGA's 101 Funniest Screenplays; Full List Revealed!ANNIE HALL Tops WGA's 101 Funniest Screenplays; Full List Revealed!
by TV News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) tonight released the list of the 101 Funniest Screenplays. (more...)

Bill Pullman & Donald Holder to be Honored at New York Stage and Film's Winter GalaBill Pullman & Donald Holder to be Honored at New York Stage and Film's Winter Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

New York Stage and Film has announced that its annual Winter Gala will honor star of stage and screen Bill Pullman, whose decades-long career includes starring roles in the blockbuster film Independence Day, While You Were Sleeping and Broadway's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?;  as well as 2-time Tony Award-winner and 11-time nominee Donald Holder, lighting designer of Broadway's The Lion King, The King & I, and the upcoming Fiddler on the Roof revival, among countless others.  The Winter Gala will be held on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at The Plaza Hotel (770 Fifth Avenue, New York City).  For more information on New York Stage and Film, please visit http://www.newyorkstageandfilm.org/. (more...)

JUDGMENT AT NUREMBURG, with Richard Dreyfuss and More, Launches LATW's 2015-16 Season TonightJUDGMENT AT NUREMBURG, with Richard Dreyfuss and More, Launches LATW's 2015-16 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

L.A. Theatre Works launches its starry 2015-16 season tonight. Among the big-name actors slated to appear in this year's productions are Kate Burton, Jenna Fischer, Christina Hendricks, James Marsters, Alfred Molina and Jennifer Westfeldt. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/19/2015
by - Sep 19, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/19/2015. (more...)

Jenna Fischer, Christina Hendricks, James Marsters and Alfred Molina Slated for LATW's 2015-16 SeasonJenna Fischer, Christina Hendricks, James Marsters and Alfred Molina Slated for LATW's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

L.A. Theatre Works just took to Facebook to trumpet their starry 2015-16 season. Among the big-name actors slated to appear in this year's productions are Kate Burton, Jenna Fischer, Christina Hendricks, James Marsters, Alfred Molina and Jennifer Westfeldt.  (more...)

New York Stage and Film to Launch Inaugural Filmmakers' WorkshopNew York Stage and Film to Launch Inaugural Filmmakers' Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

New York Stage and Film has announced its inaugural Filmmakers' Workshop, which launches July 7th on Vassar's campus as part of New York Stage and Film & Vassar's 31st Powerhouse Season. Designed to support early-career screenwriters with creative development and mentorship, the Filmmakers' Workshop features a tailored, process-oriented approach akin to Powerhouse's celebrated development of plays and musicals. (more...)

Michael C. Hall, Lena Hall, Finn Wittrock & More Set for New York Stage and Film & Vassar's 31st Powerhouse SeasonMichael C. Hall, Lena Hall, Finn Wittrock & More Set for New York Stage and Film & Vassar's 31st Powerhouse Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College, this summer celebrating the 31st Powerhouse Season, have announced the first round of casting for their summer collaboration, which runs June 26 - August 2 at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Public Theater Celebrates Their 2015 Summer Gala!Photo Coverage: The Public Theater Celebrates Their 2015 Summer Gala!
by Walter McBride - Jun 10, 2015

This past week The Public Theater celerbrated their 2015 Summer Gala. The gala featured a special performance of the free Shakespeare in the Park production of THE TEMPEST, featuring a cast that includes Sam Waterston and Jesse Tyler Ferguson and directed by Michael Greif. The summer gala also honored Bernard Spitzer (1924-2014) and Anna Spitzer for their extraordinary support over several years. (more...)

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