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Date Of Birth:
October 11, 1918
Date Of Death:
July 29, 1998 (79)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
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SOUND OFF: 2014 Holiday Round-Up! 25+ Must-Own Theatre ItemsSOUND OFF: 2014 Holiday Round-Up! 25+ Must-Own Theatre Items
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 20, 2014

Today we are revisiting the very best theatre-related items released in 2014 in honor of the holiday shopping season being upon us. (more...)

Paper Mill Playhouse Extends ELF into 2015Paper Mill Playhouse Extends ELF into 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse released a block of great seats today for its holiday musical, Elf, for the week following Christmas. Expanded availability includes performances from December 27, 2014 through January 4, 2015. Based on the 2003 film starring Will Ferrell, Elf has a book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, music by Matthew Sklar and lyrics by Chad Beguelin. Elf is directed by Eric Ankrim and choreographed by Josh Rhodes. Elf runs eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater through January 4, 2015. Elf has been playing to many sold-out houses since November 26. Tickets may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.PaperMill.org. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet to Perform 1/9-11 at 92YNew York Theatre Ballet to Perform 1/9-11 at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) will perform at 92Y from January 9-11, 2014. 92Y is located at 1395 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10128 (Lexington Avenue and 92nd Street). Performances: Friday and Saturday at 8pm;and Sunday at 3pm. (more...)

New York City Ballet Appoints Andrew Litton as New Music DirectorNew York City Ballet Appoints Andrew Litton as New Music Director
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

New York City Ballet announced today that Andrew Litton has been named the Company's next Music Director. Litton, who currently serves as Music Director of both Norway's Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Denver's Colorado Symphony Orchestra, will become NYCB's Music Director Designate, effective immediately, and will begin his first season as the Company's Music Director next September for the start of NYCB's 2015-16 season. (more...)

BWW Reviews: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Celebrates the Tradition of an Unlikely Broadway ClassicBWW Reviews: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Celebrates the Tradition of an Unlikely Broadway Classic
by Jeff Davis - Dec 16, 2014

Andrew Llloyd Webber, Stephen Swartz, and everyone at Disney Theatrical, I hope you're taking notes. A musical doesn't need falling chandeliers, flying green girls, a budget larger than the GDP of most nations, or even show-stopping numbers to be successful. All a show really needs to resonate with an audience is a strong story and interesting characters. Those two elements are precisely why Fiddler on the Roof has enchanted audiences for 50 years and counting, and The Playhouse's current production of it is a wonderful example of how moving this simple musical can be. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the Sandyhook Docudrama Reading of 26 PEBBLES, with Karen Mason & More!Photo Coverage: Inside the Sandyhook Docudrama Reading of 26 PEBBLES, with Karen Mason & More!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Dec 16, 2014

Producers R. Erin Craig and La Vie Productions just presented a benefit staged reading of the Newtown docudrama 26 Pebbles, a stirring new play that explores a community in transition after a tragedy, by Eric Ulloa and directed by Igor Goldin. The cast featured Broadway veterans Karen Mason,Richard Masur, Mike McGowan, Mamie Parris, and Jennifer Swiderski at the one-night only event hosted by the Culture Project at The Lynn Redgrave Theater (45 Bleecker Street) last night, December 15th, in commemoration of the second anniversary of the tragedy at Sandy Hook. Proceeds from the event will benefit a collection of charities chosen by the citizens of the City of Newtown, whose voices and testimonies are evocatively presented-verbatim-in 26 Pebbles. (more...)

Mariinsky Ballet Will Visit Howard Gilman Opera House in January!Mariinsky Ballet Will Visit Howard Gilman Opera House in January!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Responsible for producing some of the dance world's most influential artists-Pavlova, Nijinsky, Balanchine, Nureyev, Baryshnikov-the Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra make a rare appearance at BAM January 15 through 25 with a series of full-length classics and contemporary ballets. Representing three centuries of Russian ballet, the residency opens with two full-length works-the Tchaikovsky classic Swan Lake, choreographed by Petipa and Ivanov, revised by Sergeyev; and Prokofiev's Cinderella from contemporary ballet choreographer Alexei Ratmansky. The company will also present Chopin: Dances for Piano-a repertory program featuring Michel Fokine's Chopiniana, Jerome Robbins' In the Night, and Benjamin Millepied's Without. In response to demand, a second performance of this repertory program has been added on January 25 at 3pm, as well as a performance of Cinderella on Jan 20 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Karen Mason, Mamie Paris & More Set for Benefit Reading of 26 PEBBLES at Lynn Redgrave Theater TonightKaren Mason, Mamie Paris & More Set for Benefit Reading of 26 PEBBLES at Lynn Redgrave Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Producers R. Erin Craig and La Vie Productions present a benefit staged reading of the Newtown docudrama 26 Pebbles, a stirring new play that explores a community in transition after a tragedy, by Eric Ulloa and directed by Igor Goldin. The cast features Broadway veterans Karen Mason, Richard Masur, Mike McGowan, Mamie Parris, and Jennifer Swiderski at the one-night only event hosted by the Culture Project at The Lynn Redgrave Theater (45 Bleecker Street) tonight, December 15th at 7:00PM in commemoration of the second anniversary of the tragedy at Sandy Hook. Proceeds from the event will benefit a collection of charities chosen by the citizens of the City of Newtown, whose voices and testimonies are evocatively presented-verbatim-in 26 Pebbles. (more...)

Karen Mason, Mamie Paris & More Set for Benefit Reading of 26 PEBBLES at Lynn Redgrave Theater, 12/15Karen Mason, Mamie Paris & More Set for Benefit Reading of 26 PEBBLES at Lynn Redgrave Theater, 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Producers R. Erin Craig and La Vie Productions have announced casting for the benefit staged reading of the Newtown docudrama 26 Pebbles, a stirring new play that explores a community in transition after a tragedy, by Eric Ulloa and directed by Igor Goldin. (more...)

BEGINAGAIN, St. Lawrence String Quartet, AS I REMEMBER IT and More Set for BAC's Spring 2015 SeasonBEGINAGAIN, St. Lawrence String Quartet, AS I REMEMBER IT and More Set for BAC's Spring 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) celebrates its tenth anniversary in 2015, beginning with the spring season performance and residency series running January 14 to June 28. Programs at BAC throughout 2015 will exemplify the kind of creative engagement for which BAC has earned recognition during the last decade: presenting and nurturing artists from around the world, at varying stages in their careers, and who are working innovatively across disciplines. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Recording, Featuring San Francisco Symphony, to Vie for Grammy AwardWEST SIDE STORY Recording, Featuring San Francisco Symphony, to Vie for Grammy Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, December 5, 2014 – Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony's live concert recording of Leonard Bernstein's complete score for the musical West Side Story is nominated for a Grammy® Award in the category of Best Musical Theater Album. The album features a stellar Broadway cast including Cheyenne Jackson and Alexandra Silber, and members of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus. The performances were recorded live at Davies Symphony Hall in late June and early July 2013 after Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony became the first orchestra to receive permission from all four West Side Storyrights-holders to perform and record the musical score in its entirety in a concert setting. (more...)

FLASH SPECIAL: A Helluva Guy! An Adolph Green Centennial Celebration - ON THE TOWN, PETER PAN, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Etc.FLASH SPECIAL: A Helluva Guy! An Adolph Green Centennial Celebration - ON THE TOWN, PETER PAN, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Etc.
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 6, 2014

Today we turn our attention to a Golden Age master who was celebrated earlier this week via PETER PAN LIVE! and rightly so given this is now his centennial year, Adolph Green. (more...)

San Francisco Symphony's WEST SIDE STORY Nominated for GRAMMY AwardSan Francisco Symphony's WEST SIDE STORY Nominated for GRAMMY Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony's live concert recording of Leonard Bernstein's complete score for the musical West Side Story is nominated for a Grammy Award yesterday in the category of ?Best Musical Theater Album. (more...)

Buy the Peter Pan LIVE! album before Dec 16th and qualify to win a $200 iTunes gift cardBuy the Peter Pan LIVE! album before Dec 16th and qualify to win a $200 iTunes gift card
by Contests - Broadway - Dec 5, 2014

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SOUND OFF: PETER PAN LIVE! Proves Magic Is Alive & WellSOUND OFF: PETER PAN LIVE! Proves Magic Is Alive & Well
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 5, 2014

Pirates! Crocodiles! Mermaids! Magic! Relive all of the heavenly high-flying highlights of last night's PETER PAN LIVE! (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: I Won't Grow Up! PETER PAN Live On NBC, 1955 To 2014THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: I Won't Grow Up! PETER PAN Live On NBC, 1955 To 2014
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 4, 2014

Today, in honor of tonight's eagerly awaited TV presentation of Peter Pan Live! starring Allison Williams and Christopher Walken, we take a look back at the high flying history of the classic musical. (more...)

Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble to Present Works by Anna Sokolow at 14th Street Y, 12/3-7Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble to Present Works by Anna Sokolow at 14th Street Y, 12/3-7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

The Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble will present three works by Anna Sokolow (1910-2000), international pioneer of American Modern Dance, December 3-7 at the Theater of the 14th Street Y. (more...)

Paper Mill Playhouse to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance of ELF, Dec 23Paper Mill Playhouse to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance of ELF, Dec 23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse is proud to announce a special autism-friendly performance for its critically-acclaimed, holiday musical, Elf. Paper Mill Playhouse will offer this special autism-friendly performance of Elf on Tuesday, December 23, at 1:30pm. This performance is designed specifically for children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities. (more...)

Cathy Rigby and More Talk the Legacy of PETER PAN and NBC's Live ProductionCathy Rigby and More Talk the Legacy of PETER PAN and NBC's Live Production
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

VH1.com just unveiled a PETER PAN 'oral history' piece featuring interviews with original players Cathy Rigby, Sandy Duncan, Sondra Lee, Heller Halliday and more chatting about their part in the musical's legacy, their thoughts on NBC's upcoming live production and more. (more...)

James Moye, Kate Fahrner, Heidi Blickenstaff & More Star in ELF, Opening Tonight at Paper Mill PlayhouseJames Moye, Kate Fahrner, Heidi Blickenstaff & More Star in ELF, Opening Tonight at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the holiday musical, Elf. Based on the 2003 film starring Will Ferrell, Elf has a book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, music by Matthew Sklar and lyrics by Chad Beguelin. Elf will be directed by Eric Ankrim and choreographed by Josh Rhodes. Elf will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater now through January 4, 2015. The official press opening night is tonight, November 30, at 7:00pm. (more...)

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