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Date of Birth: April 29, 1946 (71)
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD, USA
Gender: Male
RESISTANCE, No Limits Film Series and More Coming Up at the wild projectRESISTANCE, No Limits Film Series and More Coming Up at the wild project
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

the wild project has announced its current and upcoming projects this summer. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Breaking Glass Acquires Peter Vack's Feature Dark Comedy ASSHOLESBreaking Glass Acquires Peter Vack's Feature Dark Comedy ASSHOLES
by Movies News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired North American rights to Peter Vack's visceral, gross-out directorial debut ASSHOLES. B (more...)

BWW Review: Music Theatre Melbourne Presents Jon English's PARISBWW Review: Music Theatre Melbourne Presents Jon English's PARIS
by Victoria Beal - Jul 15, 2017

BWW Review: Music Theatre Melbourne presents Jon English's PARIS (more...)

Burlesque and Comedy to Take Over The Art House This MonthBurlesque and Comedy to Take Over The Art House This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

As part of his largest lineup of productions yet since taking the helm as The Art House's Producing Artistic Director six years ago, Mark Cortale throws fuel to the blazing lineup of cutting-edge comedy and music already underway at his Provincetown theater with the addition of three more shows opening in late July. (more...)

Free Staged Readings of 1776 and CRY-BABY Come to OCPFree Staged Readings of 1776 and CRY-BABY Come to OCP
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Two upcoming staged readings will be held at the Omaha Community Playhouse as part of the 2017-2018 Alternative Programming series. 1776 will be held on Monday, July 17 and Cry-Baby will be held on Monday, July 31, both at 7:30 p.m. in OCP's Howard Drew Theatre. The showings are free and open to the public with the opportunity for donation. No tickets or reservations are necessary. (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse Presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLESSan Francisco Playhouse Presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) complete their fourteenth season of transformation with the rollicking musical La Cage aux Folles, featuring the bawdy humor of Harvey Fierstein and the melodic genius of Jerry Herman. (more...)

Melanie Griffith to Play 'Mrs. Robinson' in THE GRADUATE at Laguna PlayhouseMelanie Griffith to Play 'Mrs. Robinson' in THE GRADUATE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Laguna Playhouse announced today that Academy Award nominee Melanie Griffith will star as Mrs. Robinson in their upcoming production of THE GRADUATE, adapted by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Buck Henry and Calder Willingham and directed by Ovation Award-winner Michael Matthews. (more...)

2Scoops to Bring LEGALLY OBLIG8TED to Joe's Pub Next Month2Scoops to Bring LEGALLY OBLIG8TED to Joe's Pub Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The rumors are true. 2Scoops: The Legendary, Chart-Topping, Entirely Fictional 90's Girl Group have broken up...again. (more...)

Music Theatre Melbourne Announces Full Cast of PARIS: A Rock OdysseyMusic Theatre Melbourne Announces Full Cast of PARIS: A Rock Odyssey
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Music Theatre Melbourne has announced the full cast for its exciting new concert production of Australian rock musical PARIS, which pays homage to one of Australia's great performers, Jon English.  (more...)

Photo Flash: TYA's CRY-BABY Stars Get into Character at Clark's Elioak FarmPhoto Flash: TYA's CRY-BABY Stars Get into Character at Clark's Elioak Farm
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Drama Learning Center's professional training program for emerging young artists will present the area premiere of Cry-Baby the Musical this June. Adapted from the cult classic 1990 John Waters film, Cry-Baby follows the star-crossed teen romance between delinquent Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker and the rich and square Allison Vernon-Williams in 1950's Baltimore. Recently, local photographer Bruce F Press went on location to Clark's Elioak Farm to capture images around the original Enchanted Forest attractions. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars in character! (more...)

HAIRSPRAY Returns to Glasgow King'sHAIRSPRAY Returns to Glasgow King's
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Norman Pace (ITV1's The Hale and Pace Show) will play Wilbur Turnblad when the smash-hit musical, Hairspray arrives in Glasgow this October as part of a major UK tour. (more...)

BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY brings colorful music and fun to Greenville Little TheatreBWW Review: HAIRSPRAY brings colorful music and fun to Greenville Little Theatre
by Neil Shurley - Jun 4, 2017

Greenville Little Theatre delivers great music, fabulous dancing and a still relevant message with their colorful new production of the musical Hairspray. (more...)

The Skivvies' Nick Cearley to Lead AN ACT OF GOD at B Street TheatreThe Skivvies' Nick Cearley to Lead AN ACT OF GOD at B Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

A series of tweets on the parody account @TheTweetofGod landed American comedy writer David Javerbaum a book deal. Eventually that book, The Last Testament: A Memoir By God, was adapted for the stage and renamed as An Act of God. The stage version premiered at Broadway's Studio 54 Theatre in 2015 with Big Bang Theory sitcom star Jim Parsons in the leading role. A second run featured Will & Grace's Sean Hayes in the leading role, and now the B Street Theatre will give the holy role to Nick Cearley (Buyer & Cellar). (more...)

You Can't Stop the Beat! Casting Announced For UK Tour of HAIRSPRAYYou Can't Stop the Beat! Casting Announced For UK Tour of HAIRSPRAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Norman Pace (ITV1's The Hale and Pace Show) will play Wilbur Turnblad in the major UK tour of the smash hit musical Hairspray, opening at Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff this summer. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY to Make Israeli Debut in AugustHAIRSPRAY to Make Israeli Debut in August
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

If you can't stop the beat then simply join it! The musical 'Hairspray', winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, will have an Israel debut, premiering August 4 at Kiryat Motzkin Theatre Hall. (more...)

The Provincetown Theater to Stage AMADEUS This SpringThe Provincetown Theater to Stage AMADEUS This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Genius and jealousy take center stage in Peter Shaffer's award-winning play, 'Amadeus'. The highly-stylized theater piece follows the re-imagined rivalry between composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri. (more...)

Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: Advice to GraduatesEssex Books Presents Shelf Awareness: Advice to Graduates
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

I'm not adept at taking advice, good or otherwise. And I've sat through a few too many achingly bad commencement speeches. In fact, the previous two sentences could serve as the start of yet another earnest trip down the rabbit hole of 'as you go forth into the world on this auspicious day....' (more...)

The Omaha Community Playhouse Announces Alternative Programming Series 2017The Omaha Community Playhouse Announces Alternative Programming Series 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Omaha Community Playhouse is announcing its Alternative Programming series for the 2017-18 season. Alternative Programming includes a series of staged readings, special events and play development collaborations. All events are held at OCP. (more...)

Justin Vivian Bond and More Sign on for THE MEETING*'s Final Shows at Joe's PubJustin Vivian Bond and More Sign on for THE MEETING*'s Final Shows at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will conclude its acclaimed eight year run this Sunday, May 14 with two performances at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

Justin Sayre's THE MEETING* to Livestream Final Shows from Joe's PubJustin Sayre's THE MEETING* to Livestream Final Shows from Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will conclude its acclaimed eight year run this Sunday, May 14 with two performances at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

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