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Date of Birth: April 13, 1937 (79)
Birth Place: Lebanon, MO, USA
Gender: Male
Ben Rimalower Brings PATTI ISSUES and BAD WITH MONEY Back to NYCBen Rimalower Brings PATTI ISSUES and BAD WITH MONEY Back to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

After two successful nights in 2016, Ben Rimalower will return with his acclaimed long-running solo plays, PATTI ISSUES (about his obsession with Broadway diva Patti LuPone and his relationship with his troubled gay father) and BAD WITH MONEY (about how an addiction to spending beyond his means has driven him to extreme lengths all his life). (more...)

The Edge Theater Company Presents BURN THISThe Edge Theater Company Presents BURN THIS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Edge Theater Company presents 'Burn This' January 13 through February 12 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 6:00 p.m.; Monday, February 6 at 8 p.m.  No performance on Super Bowl Sunday, February 5. Tickets are $28; $22 on February 6, and are available online at www.theedgetheater.com or by calling 303-232-0363.   Group rates are available.The Edge Theater, 1560 Teller Street, Lakewood CO 80214. Free Parking. (more...)

Boyd Gaines Joins Debra Monk in James Lapine's MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING at Signature TheatreBoyd Gaines Joins Debra Monk in James Lapine's MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Tony Award-winner Boyd Gaines (Gypsy, Contact, and She Loves Me) is set to star opposite Emmy and Tony Award-winner Debra Monk (Curtains, ABC's Grey's Anatomy and NYPD Blue) in the world premiere of Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing written and directed by Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods). (more...)

Michael Emerson and January LaVoy Star in WAKEY, WAKEY at Signature TheatreMichael Emerson and January LaVoy Star in WAKEY, WAKEY at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the world premiere Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Wakey, Wakey, written and directed by Lucille Lortel and Obie Award-winner Will Eno. Eno is a Residency Five playwright at Signature. (more...)

Short Plays by Robert Patrick Showcased in HI-FI, WI-FI, SCI-FI at La MaMaShort Plays by Robert Patrick Showcased in HI-FI, WI-FI, SCI-FI at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

A series of short plays by Robert Patrick - author of the forward-thinking dramas CAMERA OBSCURA and ALL IN THE MIND, minimalist works from the 1960s and 1970s that questioned the future and presciently foreshadowed the cyber web we live in today - will be presented together as an evening-length work that immerses the viewer in technologies that were science fiction when the plays were originally written. (more...)

THE DRESSMAKER'S SECRET Will Be Exposed at 59E59 TheatersTHE DRESSMAKER'S SECRET Will Be Exposed at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

59E59 Theaters will welcome The Simon Studio and Amanagion LLC with THE DRESSMAKER'S SECRET by Sarah Levine Simon and Mihai Grunfeld, directed by Roger Hendricks Simon. (more...)

Award-Winning Producer Jerry Arrow Passes Away Age 78Award-Winning Producer Jerry Arrow Passes Away Age 78
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

Jerry Arrow, 78, the prominent Broadway producer of Albert Innaurato's 'Gemini' and Lanford Wilson's Tony-award winning 'Fifth Of July,' passed away Saturday January 7, 2017. (more...)

Cast Set for Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' EVERYBODY at Signature TheatreCast Set for Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' EVERYBODY at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the world premiere Signature Theatre production of Everybody, written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by Lila Neugebauer. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company Celebrates the Delany Sisters in HAVING OUR SAYPhiladelphia Theatre Company Celebrates the Delany Sisters in HAVING OUR SAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Philadelphia Theatre Company kicks off the new year with the inspiring and warm-hearted Having Our Say, The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years by Emily Mann, adapted from the book by Miss Sarah ("Sadie") L. Delany and Dr. A. Elizabeth ("Bessie") Delany with Amy Hill Hearth.  Running January 27-February 19 and directed by Mary B. Robinson, the cast features Perri Gaffney and Cherene Snow as the two Delany sisters. (more...)

Ross Valley Players Presents EMILIE: LA MARQUISE DU CHATELET DEFENDS HER LIFE TONIGHTRoss Valley Players Presents EMILIE: LA MARQUISE DU CHATELET DEFENDS HER LIFE TONIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

For the third selection in their 87th season, ROSS VALLEY PLAYERS is pleased to present the dramatic comedy Emilie: La Marquise du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight by Award winning playwright Lauren Gunderson (Lanford Wilson Award).  A highly theatrical, fast, funny, sexy rediscovery of one of history's most intriguing women, Emilie defends her life and loves…and ends up with both a formula and a legacy that permeates history. Strong language, mild adult themes. Gunderson, a San Francisco-based playwright, is the second most-produced playwright of the 2016-17 season, and the most-produced living playwright in America. (more...)

Cast Set for The Comrades' 2017 Inauguration Day Reading of THE TAMINGCast Set for The Comrades' 2017 Inauguration Day Reading of THE TAMING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The Comrades have announced the cast for their 2017 Inauguration Day staged reading of THE TAMING by Lauren Gunderson. (more...)

Steve Scott to Direct AH, WILDERNESS! This Spring at Goodman TheatreSteve Scott to Direct AH, WILDERNESS! This Spring at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls announced today that his longtime creative collaborator, Artistic Associate and Producer Steve Scott, will direct the theater's production of Eugene O'Neill's Ah, Wilderness! this spring. Scott assumes this responsibility from Falls, who was originally announced as the production's director. (more...)

The Edge Theater Company to Stage Lanford Wilson's BURN THISThe Edge Theater Company to Stage Lanford Wilson's BURN THIS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The Edge Theater Company presents "Burn This" January 13 through February 12, 2017. (more...)

Kia Corthron Will Be Featured Playwright for Eclipse's 25th Anniversary SeasonKia Corthron Will Be Featured Playwright for Eclipse's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Chicago's Eclipse Theatre Company, the only theatre company in the Midwest to focus on a single playwright each season, announces contemporary American playwright Kia Corthron as the featured playwright for its 2017 Season. (more...)

Leah Nanako Winkler's 'MINAMI' to Play The Brick This DecemberLeah Nanako Winkler's 'MINAMI' to Play The Brick This December
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

A Japanese android inspired by the real-life robot celebrity Geminoid F, finds herself passed along to one household to the next - including a wholesome yet severely unhappy all-American couple, a grieving daughter in the wake of the 2016 Presidential Election and the lustful scientist who created her. Technology, desire and the need to unload onto a third party intersect in PART 1 of a trilogy that asks:  What does it mean to be human? (more...)

Will Eno's New Play Finds Title Before 2017 Run at Signature TheatreWill Eno's New Play Finds Title Before 2017 Run at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Will Eno's new play at Signature Theatre now has a title - Wakey, Wakey. Lucille Lortel and Obie Award-winner Eno, who is a Residency Five playwright at Signature, will also direct. Casting and design team will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Arrivals at Screening of Dramatists Guild Fund's THE LEGACY PROJECT VOLUME IIIPhoto Coverage: Arrivals at Screening of Dramatists Guild Fund's THE LEGACY PROJECT VOLUME III
by Walter McBride - Dec 4, 2016

The Dramatists Guild Fund presented a screening of the third volume of The Legacy Project documentary series featuring a conversation with Alan Menken and Kristen Anderson-Lopez at The TimesCenter 242 West 41st Street on Saturday, December 3 at 6:00 PM, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the arrivals of the artists and guests! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Dramatists Guild Fund Presentation of THE LEGACY PROJECT VOLUME IIIPhoto Coverage: Dramatists Guild Fund Presentation of THE LEGACY PROJECT VOLUME III
by Walter McBride - Dec 4, 2016

The Dramatists Guild Fund presented a screening of the third volume of The Legacy Project documentary series featuring a conversation with Alan Menken and Kristen Anderson-Lopez at The TimesCenter 242 West 41st Street on Saturday, December 3 at 6:00 PM. (more...)

CHARM, Story About LGBTQ Youth, to Continue COMING OF AGE IN AMERICA Series at Mosaic TheaterCHARM, Story About LGBTQ Youth, to Continue COMING OF AGE IN AMERICA Series at Mosaic Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Mosaic Theater Company of DC's 'Clamorous Encounters' series about coming-of-age in America continues with Philip Dawkins' groundbreaking comedy-drama CHARM (January 5-29, 2017), under the direction of one of DC's most innovative directors, Natsu Onoda Power (The T Party, Wind Me Up Maria: A Go-Go Musical). (more...)

MTC's MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBLERLEY Announces ExtensionMTC's MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBLERLEY Announces Extension
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Marin Theatre Company decks the halls-and stage-this holiday season with Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,by Playwright in Residence Lauren Gunderson, and  MTC's former Director of New Play Development Margot Melcon. This light-hearted continuance of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice picks up two years after the end of Austen's tale, with the focus this time on middle sister Mary Bennet, now a talented and confident young woman who comes into her own with curiosity and wit while visiting the Darcy household at Pemberley for the winter holiday.  (more...)

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