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Date Of Birth:
February 04, 1960
Date Of Death:
January 25, 1996 (35)
Birth Place:
Mount Vernon, New York, USA
Gender: Male
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Date of Birth: February 04, 1960
Date of Death: January 25, 1996 (35)
Birth Place: Mount Vernon, New York, USA
Gender: Male
The Ahmanson Foundation Provides $1.5M Gift to Cal State LA's State PlayhouseThe Ahmanson Foundation Provides $1.5M Gift to Cal State LA's State Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The Ahmanson Foundation has awarded California State University, Los Angeles a two-year $1.5 million gift to update the University's State Playhouse. "This gift from The Ahmanson Foundation underscores the crucial role the arts play in our society," said Cal State LA President William A. Covino. "We're grateful to the foundation for its generous support of higher education and the arts." (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Family Festivities Series presents New Musical PETE THE CAT on 4/2Westport Country Playhouse Family Festivities Series presents New Musical PETE THE CAT on 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Westport Country Playhouse's Family Festivities Series will present the new musical "Pete the Cat," based on the series of books by Kimberly and James Dean, on Sunday, April 2, for two performances, at 1 p.m., and 4 p.m.  Produced by Theatreworks USA, the show is recommended for ages 4 to 8. Running time is approximately one hour.  Tickets are $20.  (more...)

Tickets on Sale This Week for RENT 20th Anniversary Tour in ChicagoTickets on Sale This Week for RENT 20th Anniversary Tour in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced that single tickets for the upcoming RENT 20th Anniversary Tour engagement in Chicago will go on sale to the general public Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The popular musical will play the Oriental Theatre for a limited one-week engagement from May 9-14, 2017. (more...)

LOVE LETTER Extends at Don't Tell Mama Due To Popular DemandLOVE LETTER Extends at Don't Tell Mama Due To Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Don't Tell Mama is very pleased to announce that an additional performance of the new cabaret show Love Letter: Joe Iconis & Lauren Marcus do Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash has been added due to overwhelming demand. In addition to tonight's fully booked 7:30pm performance, the couple will perform the show on Saturday March 25th at 3pm. (more...)

Performance Added to RENT 20th Anniversary Tour at PPACPerformance Added to RENT 20th Anniversary Tour at PPAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

J.L. 'Lynn' Singleton, President of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) and the producers of the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour have announced that an additional performance of RENT has been added, on Sunday, April 9 at 6:30 p.m. The RENT 20th Anniversary Tour will be at PPAC April 7 - 9, 2017, with performances on Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2 & 8 p.m., and Sunday at 1 & 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Cast Set for SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU in Rep at NYTWCast Set for SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU in Rep at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced casting for NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU, presented in repertory and directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and former NYTW 2050 Fellow Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. (more...)

Vital Theatre Company's FLIGHT SCHOOL THE MUSICAL Lands Again in NYCVital Theatre Company's FLIGHT SCHOOL THE MUSICAL Lands Again in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The award-winning Vital Theatre Company has announced that FLIGHT SCHOOL THE MUSICAL, based on the book 'Flight School' by Lita Judge, with a book by Cara Lustik, lyrics by Joshua H. Cohen, music by David Mallamud and directed and choreographed by Clint Hromsco, continues performing at Theater at Blessed Sacrament on selected Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 am, through May 28, 2017. (more...)

Shakespeare, Disney, Kushner, Larson and More Slated for NKU's 2017-18 Theatre & Dance SeasonShakespeare, Disney, Kushner, Larson and More Slated for NKU's 2017-18 Theatre & Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Northern Kentucky University | School of the Arts | Program of Theatre and Dance is excited to announce its 2017-18 academic season. (more...)

RENT 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR Coming To Boston's Boch Shubert Theatre 4/11-27RENT 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR Coming To Boston's Boch Shubert Theatre 4/11-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

RENT, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning landmark rock musical written by Jonathan Larson, returns to Boston to play a two week engagement at the Boch Center Shubert Theatre April 11 - 23, 2017. Presented by the Boch Center, tickets are on sale at the Boch Center box office, through www.bochcenter.org  or by calling (866) 348-9738. Press night is set for Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Charles Busch and Penny Fuller Lend Their Voices For the Upcoming Musical DIVA: LIVE FROM HELLCharles Busch and Penny Fuller Lend Their Voices For the Upcoming Musical DIVA: LIVE FROM HELL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Charles Busch and Penny Fuller, who appeared together as bosom buddies Mame and Vera in Auntie Mame at the Bay Street Theatre, will lend their voices to Monahan & Oyen's DIVA: Live From Hell. Busch (The Divine Sister, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife) will voice the manager of the dingy cabaret venue in Hell, where Desmond Channing (played by Monahan) is doomed to perform his torturous act for eternity. Fuller (Sunday in the Park with George, The Elephant Man), who was nominated for a Tony Award for her portrayal of Eve Harrington in the musical Applause, will voice the grandmother of Desmond Channing (loosely inspired by the character of Eve Harrington's nemesis, Margo Channing). (more...)

MAD LIBS LIVE! Heads Into the Recording Studio; Cast Album Out Spring 2017MAD LIBS LIVE! Heads Into the Recording Studio; Cast Album Out Spring 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Two-time Grammy Award Winning Producer, Michael J. Moritz Jr. and Broadway's Kevin Duda are partnering to produce the Off Broadway Cast Album of Mad Libs Live!  (more...)

Exclusive Podcast & Video: Joel B. New Welcomes SIGNIFICANT OTHER's Sas Goldberg & Luke Smith & Jason Pintar SingsExclusive Podcast & Video: Joel B. New Welcomes SIGNIFICANT OTHER's Sas Goldberg & Luke Smith & Jason Pintar Sings
by Something New - Mar 8, 2017

In Episode 503 of Something New, award-winning songwriter Joel B. New sat down Sas Goldberg and Luke Smith, both currently making their Broadway debut in SIGNIFICANT OTHER. For the live song portion of the episode, Joel's friend Jason Pintar premiered 'Crazy Song,' featuring Mike Pettry on guitar. Music and lyrics by Joel B. New. (more...)

Photo Flash:  Ben Bonnema, Michael R. Jackson & More Receive 2017 Jonathan Larson GrantsPhoto Flash: Ben Bonnema, Michael R. Jackson & More Receive 2017 Jonathan Larson Grants
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Just last night, the Jonathan Larson Grants, given annually to honor emerging composers, lyricists and book writers, were presented to the 2017 recipients: Ben Bonnema, Maggie-Kate Coleman & Erato A. Kremmyda, Ty Defoe & Tidtaya Sinutoke, and Michael R. Jackson.  (more...)

Announcing the 17/18 Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center Series!Announcing the 17/18 Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center Series!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee invite you to experience the sounds and splendor of Broadway at the Marcus Center throughout 2017-2018. (more...)

Announcing The Gateway's 2017 Season!Announcing The Gateway's 2017 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The Gateway is thrilled to announce its 2017 Season! The Gateway's new season features five dazzling Broadway hits: RENT, Swing!, On the Town, Mamma Mia!, and Little Shop of Horrors. Tickets start at $59 and go on sale to the public on Tuesday, March 21 at 10am. Student and youth prices are available for select shows. Full Season Subscription Memberships are available now through March 20th.  Season Subscription memberships include tickets to all five Main Stage shows and exclusive membership perks. For more information, contact the Box Office at (631) 286-1133, or visit the website at TheGateway.org. (more...)

RENT Celebrates 20th Anniversary by Returning to the Road with a Stop at the Orpheum Theatre 6/6-11RENT Celebrates 20th Anniversary by Returning to the Road with a Stop at the Orpheum Theatre 6/6-11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced that RENT, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning landmark rock musical written by Jonathan Larson, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in a production that promises to be as impactful and exciting as the original. RENT is returning to Minneapolis as part of the 2016-2017 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season June 6-11 at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Avenue., Minneapolis). (more...)

Stars of WAR PAINT, Idina Menzel, Ben Platt, Annaleigh Ashford and More Set for NYTW's 2017 Gala Honoring Michael GreifStars of WAR PAINT, Idina Menzel, Ben Platt, Annaleigh Ashford and More Set for NYTW's 2017 Gala Honoring Michael Greif
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) announced today that the NYTW 2017 Spring Gala will celebrate partnerships with honorees Dartmouth College, whose residency partnership with NYTW spans a quarter of a century; along with longtime NYTW Usual Suspect and Tony Award-nominated Director Michael Greif (Dear Evan Hansen, War Paint), who was an inaugural member of NYTW's 'New Directors Project' in 1984 and rose to prominence with his direction of Machinal at the Public and Rent at NYTW. The Gala will be held on Monday, May 15 at the Edison Ballroom (240 W 47th St., New York, NY 10036). (more...)

Anton Luitingh's Reign as JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT's Pharaoh at Theatre On The Bay Almost OverAnton Luitingh's Reign as JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT's Pharaoh at Theatre On The Bay Almost Over
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Anton Luitingh, who has been playing the Pharaoh in JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, begins the final week of his reign today, with Jonathan Roxmouth, who originated the role in this production, returning to the role from next Monday. (more...)

LITTLE WOMEN Hits an Emotional Note at Villanova TheatreLITTLE WOMEN Hits an Emotional Note at Villanova Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Villanova Theatre proudly presents Little Women: The Broadway Musical, book by Allan Knee, music by Jason Howland, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, and directed by Valerie Joyce. Based on Louisa May Alcott's American classic, this beloved Civil War story of love, family, and independence stands the test of time, coming to life at Villanova Theatre March 28 - April 9, 2017.   (more...)

High School Drama: Hume-Fogg's BRYCE POOLEHigh School Drama: Hume-Fogg's BRYCE POOLE
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 2, 2017

Hume-Fogg senior Bryce Poole, who plays Benny, is among the ensemble of student actors taking on the challenge of the iconic musical by Jonathan Larson under the direction of First Night Honoree Daron Bruce and his longtime artistic collaborator Lisa Forbis. As curtain time looms in just a few hours, Bryce shared some of his memories of his life in the theater to date and talked about the people and shows that figure prominently in his own life, lived theatrically, in today's edition of High School Drama. (more...)

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