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Date of Birth: October 19, 1945 (70)
Birth Place: Rochester, NY, USA
Gender: Male
LOCAL Theater Company to Welcome Three Playwrights for 2016 LOCAL Lab New Play FestLOCAL Theater Company to Welcome Three Playwrights for 2016 LOCAL Lab New Play Fest
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

LOCAL Theater Company, under the artistic leadership of Pesha Rudnick, will welcome three playwrights from across the country to Boulder for the 2016 LOCAL Lab New Play Fest. The festival of new plays and master classes will be held at eTown Hall Friday-Sunday, March 11-13, 2017. (more...)

NBC Announces New Line-Up for 2016-17 Primetime Season; Shares PreviewsNBC Announces New Line-Up for 2016-17 Primetime Season; Shares Previews
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2016

Riding the momentum of a highly successful 2015-16 season, NBC announced today a new fall lineup for the 2016-17 primetime television season that builds upon a remarkably stable schedule. (more...)

Broadway's Andrea Martin, Steven Boyer, Krysta Rodriguez & More Heading to NBC's New SeasonBroadway's Andrea Martin, Steven Boyer, Krysta Rodriguez & More Heading to NBC's New Season
by Caryn Robbins - May 16, 2016

Along with five sophomore series returning to the schedule, the network will also introduce several new series to the lineup, starring some of Broadway's favorite stars! (more...)

Photo Flash: Cecily Strong, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Martha Plimpton & More Perform at A is For's BROADWAY ACTS FOR WOMEN BenefitPhoto Flash: Cecily Strong, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Martha Plimpton & More Perform at A is For's BROADWAY ACTS FOR WOMEN Benefit
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Last evening, Reproductive rights advocacy organization A is For held their second annual Broadway Acts for Women at 54 Below in New York. The event hosted by SNL's Cecily Strong, raised over 50k with the money distributed this year among Jane's Due Process, Mississippi Reproductive Freedom Fund and Physicians for Reproductive Health. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: David Tennant, Ian McKellen, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tim Minchin, and More Dissect HAMLET's Most Iconic LineSTAGE TUBE: David Tennant, Ian McKellen, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tim Minchin, and More Dissect HAMLET's Most Iconic Line
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2016

David Tennant, who just hosted the two-hour TV special Shakespeare Live! At The RSC, was joined by a 'line of Hamlets,' including Paapa Essiedu, Tim Minchin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Harriet Walter, Rory Kinnear, Ian McKellen, and Judi Dench to debate how to perfectly deliver one of the most iconic lines in Shakespeare: 'To be, or not to be.' Watch the full skit below! (more...)

Prince Charles to Appear in RSC's SHAKESPEARE LIVE!, Hosted by David Tennant This WeekendPrince Charles to Appear in RSC's SHAKESPEARE LIVE!, Hosted by David Tennant This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Tomorrow, Saturday 23 April 2016 the Royal Shakespeare Company will mark Shakespeare's birthday and the 400th anniversary of his death with a very special event -- SHAKESPEARE LIVE! (more...)

SHREK 4-Movie Collection Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray and DVDSHREK 4-Movie Collection Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray and DVD
by Movies News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

You've never met a hero quite like SHREK, winner of the first Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature. The endearing ogre sparked a motion picture phenomenon and captured the world's imagination with...the Greatest Fairy Tale Never Told! (more...)

Betty Buckley, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Join BROADWAY ACTS FOR WOMEN on 5/1Betty Buckley, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Join BROADWAY ACTS FOR WOMEN on 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Reproductive rights advocacy organization A is For is bringing together stars of stage and screen with 'Broadway Acts for Women: A Star-Studded Night of Karaoke and Comedy' on May 1, 2016 to Benefit Jane's Due Process, Mississippi Reproductive Freedom Fund; Physicians for Reproductive Health.  (more...)

Sarah Jessica Parker, Kelli O'Hara & More Set for New 42nd Street's Annual Gala TonightSarah Jessica Parker, Kelli O'Hara & More Set for New 42nd Street's Annual Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The New 42nd Street hosts its annual Gala, this year celebrating 25 years, tonight, April 11 at The New Victory Theater. The evening will honor Douglas Durst, Bruce C. Ratner, Daniel R. Tishman, and Mortimer B. Zuckerman with the Marian Heiskell Award and President of The New 42nd Street, Cora Cahan, with the New Victory Arts Award. Jane and Michael Eisner will serve as Gala honorary chairs. (more...)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Lena Hall & More to Sing Karaoke for Women's Reproductive RightsJesse Tyler Ferguson, Lena Hall & More to Sing Karaoke for Women's Reproductive Rights
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Reproductive rights advocacy organization A is For is bringing together stars of stage and screen with 'Broadway Acts for Women: A Star-Studded Night of Karaoke and Comedy' on May 1, 2016. (more...)

New York Next for Glenn Close, Back in SUNSET BOULEVARD?New York Next for Glenn Close, Back in SUNSET BOULEVARD?
by Jessica Khan - Apr 5, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's SUNSET BOULEVARD, with Glenn Close reprising her role as 'Norma Desmond', opened to all-around favorable reviews this week at the London Coliseum. With all of the hype surrounding the English National Opera's stripped-down production, lyricist Don Black told the New York Post: 'But of course there is talk of doing it somewhere else. I think there is a very good chance of it going to New York.' (more...)

Poway OnStage to Encore O' BERKLEY, WHERE HART THOU? This AprilPoway OnStage to Encore O' BERKLEY, WHERE HART THOU? This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Poway OnStage and Berkley Hart Announces line-up for April 9th 2016 performance of O' BERKLEY, WHERE HART THOU? at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Sarah Jessica Parker, Kelli O'Hara & More Set for New 42nd Street's Annual GalaSarah Jessica Parker, Kelli O'Hara & More Set for New 42nd Street's Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

The New 42nd Street has announced that its annual Gala, this year celebrating 25 years, will be held Monday, April 11 at The New Victory Theater. The evening will honor Douglas Durst, Bruce C. Ratner, Daniel R. Tishman, and Mortimer B. Zuckerman with the Marian Heiskell Award and President of The New 42nd Street, Cora Cahan, with the New Victory Arts Award. Jane and Michael Eisner will serve as Gala honorary chairs.   (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/14/16- SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/14/16- SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2016

Today in 2002, Sweet Smell of Success opened at the Martin Beck Theatre (now the Al Hirschfeld Theatre), where it ran for 109 performances. Created by Marvin Hamlisch (music), Craig Carnelia (lyrics), and John Guare (book), the show is based on the 1957 movie of the same name. It tells the story of a powerful newspaper columnist named J. J. Hunsecker (based on famed New York columnist Walter Winchell) who uses his connections to ruin his sister's relationship with a man he deems inappropriate. The show starred John Lithgow as J.J. Hunsecker, and Brian d'Arcy James as Sidney Falcone. (more...)

Tony Winner Kelli O'Hara to Headline Long Wharf Theatre's 2016 GalaTony Winner Kelli O'Hara to Headline Long Wharf Theatre's 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Broadway's Anna is headed to Connecticut this summer! Long Wharf Theatre will welcome Tony Award-winning THE KING AND I star Kelli O'Hara at its annual Gala on Monday, June 6, 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/3/16- DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/3/16- DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
by Stage Tube - Mar 3, 2016

Today in 2005, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels openend at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 627 performances.Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is a Broadway musical, with music and lyrics by David Yazbek and a book by Jeffrey Lane; it is based on the 1988 film of the same name. The director was Jack O'Brien, choreographer was Jerry Mitchell, scenic design by David Rockwell, costume design by Gregg carves, and lighting design was by Kenneth Posner. The cast included John Lithgow, Norbert Leo Butz, and Sherie Rene Scott, with Joanna Gleason and Gregory Jbara. (more...)

SPRING AWAKENING's Krysta Rodriguez Joins John Lithgow in NBC Pilot THE TRAILSPRING AWAKENING's Krysta Rodriguez Joins John Lithgow in NBC Pilot THE TRAIL
by TV News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Yet another Broadway vet is now on board for NBC's comedy pilot THE TRAIL. Variety reports that SPRING AWAKENING's Krysta Rodriguez has just joined the team, opposite previously announced John Lithgow, who last starred on Broadway in A DELICATE BALANCE. (more...)

Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Announces Participation in READ ACROSS AMERICA Day, 3/1Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Announces Participation in READ ACROSS AMERICA Day, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

February 26, 2016 – Chattanooga, TN - The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera is participating in the National “Read Across America” Day at area schools from March 1 through March 4. The official “Read Across America” Day is Wednesday, March 2, but the CSO will be celebrating with schools all week long. The National Endowment for the Arts' “Read Across America” is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss. (more...)

BWW Feature: The Cast of SPOTLIGHT, Stage & Screen Stars of the Best Picture Nominee!BWW Feature: The Cast of SPOTLIGHT, Stage & Screen Stars of the Best Picture Nominee!
by Alexa Spiegel - Feb 22, 2016

In anticipation of the live 88th Annual Academy Award broadcast on ABC on Sunday, February 28th, BWW will be spotlighting the Oscar nominated movie performances of some of Broadway's biggest stars. Today, we take a look back at the incredible careers, both stage and screen, of the cast of SPOTLIGHT, nominated for Best Picture. SPOTLIGHT is the story of how four Pulitzer Prize-winning columnists broke the story of the Boston archdiocese priest sex-abuse scandal in 2001. We are profiling three members of it's amazing cast, Brian d'Arcy James, Liev Schreiber, and Len Cariou. (more...)

Montana Rep's ALL MY SONS Coming to the MAC, 3/5Montana Rep's ALL MY SONS Coming to the MAC, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

The Montana Repertory Theatre production of Arthur Miller's classic, "All My Sons" comes to the McAninch Arts Center, located at 425 Fawell Blvd. on the campus of College of DuPage, Saturday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. "Told against the single setting of an ordinary American backyard, it is a pitiless analysis of character that gathers momentum all evening and concludes with both logic and dramatic impact" (New York Times). This award-winning drama helped launch the successful and critically acclaimed career of one of America's greatest 20th-century playwrights. (more...)

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