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Date of Birth: July 08, 1958 (58)
Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Gender: Male
BWW Review: SMART PEOPLE Uses Comedy to Tackle Race at Arena StageBWW Review: SMART PEOPLE Uses Comedy to Tackle Race at Arena Stage
by Barbara Johnson - Apr 21, 2017

As topics go, you couldn't pick a more immediate one than race in America. And as cities go, Washington is an apt location for a production of Lydia R. Diamond's SMART PEOPLE. It's set during the Obama era and takes on the topic of race with biting comedy. Seema Sueko directs a new run at Arena Stage, featuring a four-person cast that is combustible and exciting to watch. (more...)

The Bacon Brothers, Thunder from Down Under and More Coming Up at The Lyric TheatreThe Bacon Brothers, Thunder from Down Under and More Coming Up at The Lyric Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Tickets are on sale now for The Bacon Brothers, Ricky Skaggs and his band Kentucky Thunder, and Australia's Thunder from Down Under at The Lyric Theatre. Details below! (more...)

Annie Parisse to Lead Reading of New Play DO THIS at The DavenportAnnie Parisse to Lead Reading of New Play DO THIS at The Davenport
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Do This, a new play by Karen Siff Exkorn (bestselling author of The Autism Sourcebook) and starring Annie Parisse (Clybourne Park, The Layover, 'Law and Order') will be performed at an invitation only developmental reading on Thursday, April 27th at 3pm at The Loft at the Davenport Theatre (354 W. 45th Street). (more...)

Stephen Colbert, Sarah Jessica Parker & More Set for 4th Annual Vulture FestivalStephen Colbert, Sarah Jessica Parker & More Set for 4th Annual Vulture Festival
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Vulture Festival, a weekend of high-profile events bringing the entertainment site Vulture to life, is back and bigger than ever, celebrating the best of today's television, comedy, music, film, and more. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Kevin Bacon & Kathryn Hahn Star in Amazon's I LOVE DICKVIDEO: First Look - Kevin Bacon & Kathryn Hahn Star in Amazon's I LOVE DICK
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Adapted from the cult classic novel by Chris Kraus - referred to as 'the most important book about men and women written in the last century' (Emily Gould, the Guardian) - I LOVE DICK is set in the colorful intellectual community of Marfa, Texas. (more...)

Cycle For Survival Raises $34 Million In One Year To Beat Rare CancersCycle For Survival Raises $34 Million In One Year To Beat Rare Cancers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

NEW YORK, April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Cycle for Survival, the movement to beat rare cancers, raised $34 million in 2017 through its indoor team cycling events the most raised in a single year in the history of the movement. Cycle for Survival's overall fundraising total since it started in 2007 is $140 million, of which $110 million was raised in the past four years. 100 percent of every dollar is allocated within six months to groundbreaking rare cancer research and clinical trials led by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, which owns and operates Cycle for Survival. (more...)

Melissa Errico to Celebrate 'BROADWAY'S FAIR LADIES' at CaramoorMelissa Errico to Celebrate 'BROADWAY'S FAIR LADIES' at Caramoor
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The American Songbook opens up on Caramoor's Music Room stage for its annual Benefit Concert, welcoming New York City-born actress, singer, recording artist and writer Melissa Errico. (more...)

Cher, Anjelica Huston & More Set for New Original Movies on LifetimeCher, Anjelica Huston & More Set for New Original Movies on Lifetime
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Lifetime's mission to lead entertainment through female-centric storytelling continues with the greenlight of three new high-profile movies: Flint, starring Cher; Watcher in the Woods, starring Anjelica Huston; and I Am Elizabeth Smart featuring Elizabeth Smart as executive producer and on-screen narrator. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for FOOTLOOSE UK Tour and Limited West End SeasonFull Casting Announced for FOOTLOOSE UK Tour and Limited West End Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

???????Full casting is announced today for Footloose: The Musical, which returns next month following a smash-hit 2016 tour. Opening at New Wimbledon Theatre on Friday 21 April, the tour will include a strictly limited West End season at The Peacock, playing for three weeks from Tuesday 12 September 2017.  (more...)

James Freedson-Jackson Wins Best Breakthrough Performance at SXSW Film AwardsJames Freedson-Jackson Wins Best Breakthrough Performance at SXSW Film Awards
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

15-year-old actor James Freedson-Jackson won rave reviews and the Special Jury Recognition for Breakthrough Performance for his work in the film The Strange Ones, at the SXSW Film Awards in Austin, TX. on Tuesday (3/14). (more...)

John Guare's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Plays The Red House Arts Center This SpringJohn Guare's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Plays The Red House Arts Center This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The Red House Arts Center continues its 2017 season with Six Degrees of Separation, by award-winning playwright John Guare which runs now through March 18th. Diamonds and denim clash in this fast-paced and wildly clever play inspired by true events. (more...)

BWW Review: Compelling THE FLICK Unreels as a Must See Production at DobamaBWW Review: Compelling THE FLICK Unreels as a Must See Production at Dobama
by Roy Berko - Mar 6, 2017

Annie Baker, who deservedly won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for her play The Flick, was perceived by the awarding committee as one of 'the most impressive dramatists of her generation.' They went on to say she, 'writes with tenderness and keen insight.' (more...)

Hartford Stage Announces Cast and Creative Team For Caryl Churchill's CLOUD 9Hartford Stage Announces Cast and Creative Team For Caryl Churchill's CLOUD 9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the creative team and cast for Caryl Churchill's provocative comedy Cloud 9, directed by Elizabeth Williamson. The show plays February 23 to March 19. (more...)

Showtime to Present New Documentary AMERICAN JIHAD, 3/11Showtime to Present New Documentary AMERICAN JIHAD, 3/11
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Today, Showtime Documentary Films announced a compelling new documentary titled AMERICAN JIHAD (wt), which explores home-grown Jihadism, how young men are radicalized to commit violent acts of terrorism and what can be done to prevent it. (more...)

All The Way West Productions, Inc. Presents PERIPHERYAll The Way West Productions, Inc. Presents PERIPHERY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

All The Way West Productions, Inc. proudly presents its Black History Production of PERIPHERY by Ed Simpson and Directed by celebrity director/actress Lorey Hayes opening on Saturday, January 21, 2017 and running weekends throughFebruary 26, 2017, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 3:00 p.m. at The Hudson Backstage Theatre located at 6539 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90038.  (more...)

From Good Homes to Play 25th Anniversary Show at Fox TheatreFrom Good Homes to Play 25th Anniversary Show at Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

From Good Homes are set to celebrate the Fox Theatre's 25th anniversary on March 20, 2017. (more...)

Becky Ann Baker, Kristolyn Lloyd, Steven Pasquale and More to Appear at Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2017 GalaBecky Ann Baker, Kristolyn Lloyd, Steven Pasquale and More to Appear at Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced that the annual WTF Gala will be held this year at Tao Downtown in New York City (92 Ninth Avenue) on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 6:30 PM. (more...)

VIDEO: Kevin Bacon & Jimmy Fallon Present First Draft Version of The Kinks' 'Lola'VIDEO: Kevin Bacon & Jimmy Fallon Present First Draft Version of The Kinks' 'Lola'
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Jimmy and Kevin Bacon presented 'First Drafts of Rock', taking a look at the original version of The Kinks' iconic song, 'Lola.'  (more...)

Hartford Stage Joins Hands with More Than 300 Theatres Nationwide for The Ghostlight ProjectHartford Stage Joins Hands with More Than 300 Theatres Nationwide for The Ghostlight Project
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director, and Michael Stotts, Managing Director, announced today that Hartford Stage will join hands with more than 300 theatres nationwide for the launch of The Ghostlight Project, a national expression of unity among artists and audiences, at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, January 19, in the Geo and Laura Estes Lobby. (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBCScoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jan 12, 2017

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, airing on NBC (more...)

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