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Date of Birth: February 02, 1971 (45)
Birth Place: Guilford, CT, USA
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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...)

Photo Coverage: Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Celebrate Opening Night of HAMILTON at the Public Theater!Photo Coverage: Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Celebrate Opening Night of HAMILTON at the Public Theater!
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 18, 2015

The world premiere production of HAMILTON, inspired by the book 'Alexander Hamilton' by Ron Chernow, with book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail, will run an additional four weeks through Sunday, May 3 with an official press opening last night, February 17 at The Public Theater. BroadwayWorld was there for the opening and you can check out photos from the big night below! (more...)

Classic Love Stories to Be Featured on This Month's REEL 13Classic Love Stories to Be Featured on This Month's REEL 13
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

?February's slate of classic films on Reel 13 features three critically acclaimed love stories - all great box office winners in their day - and distinctly emblematic of their respective decades. (more...)

Welcome to Broadway- The 10 Biggest Debuts of 2014Welcome to Broadway- The 10 Biggest Debuts of 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 2, 2015

It was a big year for Broadway newbies! From young newcomers to seasoned Hollywood stars, Broadway welcomed many new faces to the family in 2014. Many earned critical acclaim, a brand-new fanbase, and some even walked away with Tony nominations (and awards)! Below, BroadwayWorld celebrates just a few of our favorite new stage stars! (more...)

Photo Flashback: The Year That Was- Celebrating 2014 on the Red Carpet!Photo Flashback: The Year That Was- Celebrating 2014 on the Red Carpet!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 31, 2014

Dozens of shows celebrated opening nights over the past twelve months, making 2014 a truly epic year in theatre. While some of those shows are still around and others have already wrapped up their Broadway runs, all of them had equally thrilling opening celebrations- welcoming celebrities of the stage and screen to the red carpet. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a roundup of red carpet photo coverage from the past year! (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company to Present THE LYONS in 2015Aurora Theatre Company to Present THE LYONS in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Aurora Theatre Company continues its 23rd season with the Bay Area Premiere of Nicky Silver's (Pterodactyls, Raised in Captivity) scathingly funny Broadway hit THE LYONS. Tony-nominated director Barbara Damashek, who helmed Aurora Theatre Company's productions of American Buffalo, Fat Pig, and Private Jokes, Public Places, returns to direct THE LYONS, featuring Ellen Ratner (After the Revolution, Awake and Sing!), Will Marchetti (Knock Knock), Nicholas Pelczar (Dublin Carol, Marius), Jessica Bates (After the Revolution), Joe Estlack (Shotgun Players, Magic Theatre), and Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe (Brava Theater, TheatreWorks, Magic Theatre). THE LYONS plays January 30 through March 1 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. For mature audiences. (more...)

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