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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
BWW Review:  RENT Returns to the National TheatreBWW Review: RENT Returns to the National Theatre
by Jennifer Perry - Jun 21, 2017

The cast and the rocking band pour every ounce of energy into everything they do. (more...)

11th Hour Closes Season with Next Step Concert Series Performance of BROADCAST11th Hour Closes Season with Next Step Concert Series Performance of BROADCAST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

11th Hour Theatre Company's 12th season comes to a close with its final Next Step Concert Series performance. This time the series features a new musical by Nathan Christensen and Scott Murphy, Broadcast.  Broadcast comes to the Next Step Concert Series June 23-25. Steve Pacek, 11th Hour's Associate Artistic Director and Co-Founder, directs. Amanda Morton is the Music Director. The concert will be at Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N American St.  Tickets cost $19-34 and are available online at www.11thhourtheatrecompany.org or by phone 267-987-9865. (more...)

Two Shows Left for Immersive Experience PSYCHOSICAL Asylum Cabaret at Three ClubsTwo Shows Left for Immersive Experience PSYCHOSICAL Asylum Cabaret at Three Clubs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

This CRAZY immersive experience will take you on a entirely musical journey through the minds of 10 people living with different mental disorders, reminding us that we all experience connection with our own feeling 'crazy'. (more...)

TREVOR the Musical Gearing Up for World Premiere at Chicago's Writers TheatreTREVOR the Musical Gearing Up for World Premiere at Chicago's Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

As previously announced, Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2017/18 season with the World Premiere of TREVOR the musical. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at VTATickets on Sale Tomorrow for Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at VTA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association's Premier Health Broadway Series will present Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, the under-the-sea spectacle swimming into the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center Aug. 8-13, 2017. Tickets for the timeless fairytale go on sale Wednesday, June 21. (more...)

Broadway's Marcus Paul James Releases New R&B/Soul EP, PAPER HEARTSBroadway's Marcus Paul James Releases New R&B/Soul EP, PAPER HEARTS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Today, June 16th, Marcus Paul James (Motown: The Musical, In The Heights, RENT) follows up his string of spring releases with his full EP 'Paper Hearts.' (more...)

Prospect Theater Company's WORLD VIEWS to Present Art-Inspired Mini-Musicals in ConcertProspect Theater Company's WORLD VIEWS to Present Art-Inspired Mini-Musicals in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, will present WORLD VIEWS, a collection of new mini-musicals in concert, the culmination of Prospect's 2017 Musical Theater Lab. WORLD VIEWS, the company's 11th lab performance, will be presented on July 8, 2017 at 8pm at The TimesCenter. (more...)

Tony Talk: Best Score, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul!Tony Talk: Best Score, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2017

Justin Paul and Benj Pasek have won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Dear Evan Hansen. They were previously nominated for the original score of 2013's A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL. Earlier this year, the duo won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for LA LA LAND's 'City of Stars' They were also nominated for the song 'Audition' from the film. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Justin Paul & Benj Pasek Win 2017 Tony Award for Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the TheatreDEAR EVAN HANSEN's Justin Paul & Benj Pasek Win 2017 Tony Award for Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Justin Paul and Benj Pasek have won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for DEAR EVAN HANSEN. (more...)

BWW Review: RENT Keeps Finding Ways to Get to Your HeartBWW Review: RENT Keeps Finding Ways to Get to Your Heart
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Jun 10, 2017

Jonathan Larson's RENT 20th Anniversary Tour made its way back to the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis this week. This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical could have come across as dated or unimportant with 20 years (actually 21) behind it, but lucky for me and the full houses who purchased tickets to the Minneapolis run, that was not the case. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look At Jennifer Damiano, Sean Allan Krill, Kelli Barrett, Jessica Phillips and More in DEATHLESSVIDEO: First Look At Jennifer Damiano, Sean Allan Krill, Kelli Barrett, Jessica Phillips and More in DEATHLESS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

In a not-too-distant future where no one dies, a family navigates life's big questions during an annual road trip in Zack Zadek's new musical Deathless. (more...)

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, Starring Diana Huey, to Make a Splash Next Week at Pittsburgh CLODisney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, Starring Diana Huey, to Make a Splash Next Week at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO has joined forces with Kansas City Starlight to produce a 21-week tour of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, coming to the Benedum Center June 14-25. (more...)


by Walter McBride - Jun 8, 2017

The Dramatists Guild Fund celebrated the work of Tony nominee Dave Malloy on Tuesday, June 6. BroadwayWorld was there for the special day and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Theatreworks USA to Premiere PETE THE CAT Musical Off-Broadway This SummerTheatreworks USA to Premiere PETE THE CAT Musical Off-Broadway This Summer
by BroadwayWorld JR - Jun 7, 2017

This summer, Theatreworks USA, the nation's leading not-for-profit professional theatre for young audiences, will present the Off-Broadway Premiere of the new musical PETE THE CAT. It will begin performances on July 19 and run through August 18, with its benefit opening on July 25 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). (more...)

Theatreworks USA to Present Free Limited Off-Broadway Engagement of PETE THE CAT at the Lucille Lortel TheatreTheatreworks USA to Present Free Limited Off-Broadway Engagement of PETE THE CAT at the Lucille Lortel Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

This summer, Theatreworks USA, the nation's leading not-for-profit professional theatre for young audiences, will present the Off-Broadway Premiere of the new musical PETE THE CAT. It will begin performances on July 19 and run through August 18, with its benefit opening on July 25 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). (more...)

11th Hour Closes Season with Next Step Concert Series Performance of BROADCAST11th Hour Closes Season with Next Step Concert Series Performance of BROADCAST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

11th Hour Theatre Company's 12th season comes to a close with its final Next Step Concert Series performance. This time the series features a new musical by Nathan Christensen and Scott Murphy, Broadcast.   (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2017 Tony Nominees - GREAT COMET's Dave MalloyPhoto Coverage: Meet the 2017 Tony Nominees - GREAT COMET's Dave Malloy
by Walter McBride - Jun 6, 2017

On May 3, the 2017 Tony nominees flocked to the Sofitel New York, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will continue bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month, but for now, check out photos of Best Score, Book and Orchestrations and nominee for Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812- Dave Malloy, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Joel B. New Welcomes Designer, Director, Performer, and Bon Vivant, Robbie RozelleExclusive Podcast: Joel B. New Welcomes Designer, Director, Performer, and Bon Vivant, Robbie Rozelle
by Something New - Jun 5, 2017

In Episode 509 of the Something New podcast, award-winning songwriter Joel B. New sat down with Robbie Rozelle, a writer, director, producer, designer, and performing making his solo show debut this coming Friday, June 9th at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Cast Announced for New Civil Rights Musical BRIDGES at The TimesCenterCast Announced for New Civil Rights Musical BRIDGES at The TimesCenter
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Prospect Theater Company in association with Amas Musical Theatre will present a one-night-only concert presentation of Bridges: A New Musical on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 8pm at The TimesCenter. (more...)

Photo Flash: War Story DOGFIGHT Hunkers Down at Hudson MainstagePhoto Flash: War Story DOGFIGHT Hunkers Down at Hudson Mainstage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

AFTER HOURS THETRE COMPANY (who most recently produced I Love You Because) present, from the Academy Award-winning musical team responsible for "La La Land" and the smash Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen, DOGFIGHT, music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, book by Peter Duchan, musical direction by Elmo Zapp, choreography and co-direction by Jennifer Oundjian and co-directed by Jennifer Strattan. DOGFIGHT will open on Friday, June 2 and perform through Sunday, June 25 at the Hudson Backstage, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. (more...)

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