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Date of Birth: April 29, 1946 (70)
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD, USA
Gender: Male
The Beat Goes On: An In-Depth Look at the History of HAIRSPRAY!The Beat Goes On: An In-Depth Look at the History of HAIRSPRAY!
by Stage Tube - Nov 29, 2016

The broadcast will continue a long tradition of HAIRSPRAY- from the original vision of John Waters to Broadway and far beyond. Below, check out an in depth look at a history of HAIRSPRAY! (more...)

Justin Sayre Celebrates New Comedy CD THE GAY AGENDA at UnCabaret in L.A.Justin Sayre Celebrates New Comedy CD THE GAY AGENDA at UnCabaret in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

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 celebrate Sayre's debut comed album "The Gay Agenda" with a  special night at UNCABARET at Au Lac (710 West First Street, LA 90012) on Sunday, December 4 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

VIDEO: John Waters Weighs In on Pence's HAMILTON Visit & MoreVIDEO: John Waters Weighs In on Pence's HAMILTON Visit & More
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

On last night's LATE SHOW, legendary director and comedian John Waters revealed, 'The election shocked me,' but added that he's optimistic the country will get through these four years more or less intact. (more...)

A JOHN WATERS CHRISTMAS at Ridgefield PlayhouseA JOHN WATERS CHRISTMAS at Ridgefield Playhouse
by Rebecca Russo - Nov 22, 2016

Like a wayward Santa for the Christmas obsessed, T Presents brings the legendary filmmaker John Waters (Hairspray, Pink Flamingos) to Ridgefield!  Waters will perform an unforgettable night of holiday mischief with his critically acclaimed one man show, A John Waters Christmas at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Monday, December 19 at 8 pm.  Waters pokes fun at the holiday season with adult-appropriate humor, effectively "putting the X in Xmas," developing a show for the open minded and slightly left-of-center audience.  Torn between capitalism and anarchy, Waters offers his hilariously incisive take on "Christmas crazy," spreading his subversive yuletide cheer and lunacy. (more...)

VIDEO: Harvey Fierstein Talks HAIRSPRAY LIVE! on 'Theater Talk'VIDEO: Harvey Fierstein Talks HAIRSPRAY LIVE! on 'Theater Talk'
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

November 25 - December 1 on Thirteen/WNET, WLIW/21, CUNY TV & NYCLife/25 Favorite guest Harvey Fierstein returns to THEATER TALK to bring co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and Susan Haskins up to speed about HAIRSPRAY LIVE (more...)

BWW Review: Celebrity Series of Boston Presents Author and Humorist David SedarisBWW Review: Celebrity Series of Boston Presents Author and Humorist David Sedaris
by Nancy Grossman - Nov 21, 2016

Author and humorist David Sedaris made his 12th appearance with the Celebrity Series of Boston as the final stop on his Fall 2016 tour. He read some of his essays and diary entries to a packed Symphony Hall Sunday night and proved that there is no such thing as a bad show when he is at the podium. (more...)

Harvey Fierstein & Jerry Mitchell Talk NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Reveal Details on Lake, Winokur Cameos!Harvey Fierstein & Jerry Mitchell Talk NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Reveal Details on Lake, Winokur Cameos!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 21, 2016

Today, BWW participated in a media conference call with HAIRSPRAY LIVE's playwright and actor Harvey Fierstein and choreographer Jerry Mitchell.  (more...)

THE MEETING* to Honor Angela Lansbury with Nathan Lee Graham & MoreTHE MEETING* to Honor Angela Lansbury with Nathan Lee Graham & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

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 continue its eighth and final season on Sunday, November 20 at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Discover the Easter Eggs of HAIRSPRAY LIVE!Exclusive Photo Coverage: Discover the Easter Eggs of HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Today, BWW's own Richie Ridge comes to you directly from the set of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! in Los Angeles, CA and shares first look images of Tony Award winning set designer Derek McLane's recreation of 1960's Baltimore. McLane has hidden plenty of easter eggs on the streets of Baltimore. Check some of them out below! (more...)

Former Tracy Turnblads Marissa Jaret Winokur & Ricki Lake to Cameo on NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!Former Tracy Turnblads Marissa Jaret Winokur & Ricki Lake to Cameo on NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 16, 2016

PEOPLE reports that both Winokur and Lake will make cameo appearances on NBC's live broadcast. No further details were given on their roles. (more...)

SHAHS OF SUNSET Star G.G. Gharachedaghi to Join 'SEX TIPS' Off-BroadwaySHAHS OF SUNSET Star G.G. Gharachedaghi to Join 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The producers have announced Golnesa "G.G." Gharachedaghi, star of "Shahs of Sunset," will make her stage debut in New York's longest running comedy Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man for a limited two-week engagement this December.  (more...)


by Audrey Liebross - Nov 9, 2016

Part concert and part biography, LENNON - THROUGH A GLASS ONION celebrates the genius of John Lennon. The show, starring Daniel Taylor and Stewart D'Arrietta, features 31 of John Lennon's iconic hits. The show will appear at the Fox Performing Arts Center, in Riverside, for two performances, on Saturday, November 19, 2016, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. (more...)

Smash Hit Musical HAIRSPRAY Announces Major UK TourSmash Hit Musical HAIRSPRAY Announces Major UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Today, producer Mark Goucher has confirmed that following the phenomenal success of the recent UK tour, the smash hit production of Hairspray will embark on a further major tour opening on 16 August 2017 at Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff. (more...)

Matthew Martin and Intensive Claire to Join THE MEETING for San Francisco Return 11/5Matthew Martin and Intensive Claire to Join THE MEETING for San Francisco Return 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

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 return to OASIS (298 Eleventh Street, San Francisco CA) for a fifth appearance on Saturday, November 5 at 7:00 PM. The performance will celebrate the release of Sayre's debut comedy album  The Gay Agenda, which is available on iTunes, the show's website and at upcoming appearances. The New York run of The Meeting*, which just opened its eights and final season at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, has been sold out since the New York Times "Arts & Leisure" piece ran September 2014. Special musical guests for the Oasis performance will be Matthew Martin and Intensive Claire. Tickets are $20 and are available at SFOasis.com. (more...)

THE MEETING* to Celebrate New Comedy Album THE GAY AGENDA at OASISTHE MEETING* to Celebrate New Comedy Album THE GAY AGENDA at OASIS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

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 return to OASIS (298 Eleventh Street, San Francisco CA) for a fifth appearance today, November 5 at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

Scoop: TRACEY ULLMAN'S SHOW on HBO - Today, October 28, 2016Scoop: TRACEY ULLMAN'S SHOW on HBO - Today, October 28, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on TRACEY ULLMAN'S SHOW on HBO, airing today, October 28, 2016! (more...)

BWW Review: LENNON: THROUGH A GLASS ONION, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, 21 October 2016BWW Review: LENNON: THROUGH A GLASS ONION, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, 21 October 2016
by Jenny Ell - Oct 22, 2016

Lennon: Through A Glass Onion is a part-biographical, part-concert whistle stop journey into the mind of international musical icon, John Lennon. Featuring 31 hits including his solo work, the show has enjoyed great success all over the world but most recently in Lennon's birthplace in Liverpool. (more...)

Glen Street Theatre Announces 2017 SeasonGlen Street Theatre Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2016

Glen Street Theatre is excited to announce a diverse 2017 season at their beautiful 400-seat theatre located in Belrose on Sydney's north shore. The theatre will present dramas, comedies, music events, satire and children's theatre from a variety of arts companies and producers from around the country.  (more...)

Beth Malone and More to Honor Bette Midler at THE MEETING* at Joe's PubBeth Malone and More to Honor Bette Midler at THE MEETING* at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

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 continue its eighth and final season on Sunday, October 23 at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. The October 2016 edition will both celebrate 'The Gay Agenda' - the debut comedy album from Justin Sayre - and pay homage to Bette Midler. Special guests include Beth Malone, Nathan Lee Graham, Katie Thompson and Amber Martin. (more...)

Rocker Stevie Van Zandt to Join Chita Rivera in 'NOWADAYS' at Carnegie HallRocker Stevie Van Zandt to Join Chita Rivera in 'NOWADAYS' at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Stevie Van Zandt - musician, producer, songwriter, director, actor, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and founding member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Bandv- has joined the all-star lineup at Chita Rivera's landmark concert CHITA: NOWADAYS at Carnegie Hall on Monday, November 7, 2016 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

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