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Date Of Death:
April 04, 1999
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SMOKE AND MIRRORS Opens Next Month at The OdysseySMOKE AND MIRRORS Opens Next Month at The Odyssey
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

The magic continues when one of L.A.'s most beloved and longest running shows, Smoke and Mirrors moves to the Odyssey Theatre on Jan. 17 through March 15. Created by and starring noted actor and lifetime member of the Magic Castle, Albie Selznick and co-produced with Ron Sossi, artistic director of the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, the L.A. Times Critic's Choice smash hit directed by David Schweizer makes its debut in West L.A. (more...)

Red Bull Theater's Revelation Readings to Continue with Thomas Middleton's A CHASTE MAIDE IN CHEAPSIDERed Bull Theater's Revelation Readings to Continue with Thomas Middleton's A CHASTE MAIDE IN CHEAPSIDE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Red Bull Theater's OBIE Award-Winning Revelation Readings series provides a unique opportunity to hear new and rarely-produced classic plays performed by many of the finest actors in New York. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: South Coast Rep Presents THE WHIPPING MANSTAGE TUBE: South Coast Rep Presents THE WHIPPING MAN
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse announced that they will present Matthew Lopez's multi-award winning play THE WHIPPING MAN, the fourth production of the 2014-2015 season. Watch the teaser below! (more...)

Flushed... West End's URINETOWN Sets Early Closing DateFlushed... West End's URINETOWN Sets Early Closing Date
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Jamie Lloyd's production of Urinetown The Musical, been voted the Best New Musical In The West End in the BroadwayWorld.com UK 2014 awards, has announced an early closing date for January 3, 2015 at the Apollo Theatre. The production was originally slated to run through January 10. (more...)

CEDARS to Feature Texts by Ten Native American Writers at La MaMa, 1/22-2/1CEDARS to Feature Texts by Ten Native American Writers at La MaMa, 1/22-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Mirage Theatre Company is making its La MaMa debut with 'Cedars,' a theatrical adaptation of Native American poetry and prose performed by Native American actors, directed by June Prager. (more...)

CEDARS, Featuring Works by Native American Writers, Set for La MaMa in 2015CEDARS, Featuring Works by Native American Writers, Set for La MaMa in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Mirage Theatre Company is making its La MaMa debut with 'Cedars,' a theatrical adaptation of Native American poetry and prose performed by Native American actors, directed by June Prager. Through the poetic voices of contemporary Native American writers, the play gives a 21st century face to the struggles of indigenous people, depicting their adaptation into modern-day society and celebrating Native American culture and enduring spirit. Participating writers include Arthur Tulee (Yakama), Tiffany Midge (Hunkpapa Sioux), Gail Tremblay (Onondaga/M'kmaq), Deborah A. Miranda (Ohlone-Costanoan Esselen), Alex Jacobs (Akwesasne Mohawk), William Michael Paul (Hunkpapa Sioux), Joseph Bruchac (Abenaki), Martha Brice (Tlingit), Molly McGlennen (Anishinaabe), and Evan Pritchard (M'kmaq). La MaMa will present the work, in association with Mirage Theatre Company, January 22 to February 1 in La MaMa's First Floor Theater, 74A East Fourth Street (East Village). (more...)

THE LIGHTNING THIEF Set for MCCC's Kelsey Theatre in JanuaryTHE LIGHTNING THIEF Set for MCCC's Kelsey Theatre in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Young Percy Jackson is about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime as he tries to set things right in the mythological world of the Greek gods. Young audiences will thrill to the new musical adaptation of "The Lightning Thief," to be presented by Theatreworks USA at Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre Saturday, Jan. 17 at 2 and 4 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet Tyrone! Watch New Trailer for Broadway-Bound HAND TO GODSTAGE TUBE: Meet Tyrone! Watch New Trailer for Broadway-Bound HAND TO GOD
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the new American play, Hand to God, will open on Broadway on April 7, 2015 at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street), marking the Broadway debut of playwright Robert Askins. McCollum's three years of development on this play include its previous acclaimed productions at the Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) in 2011 and its more recent Off-Broadway debut at MCC Theater in 2014. Hand to God will again be directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel in his Broadway debut with previews beginning at the Booth Theatre on March 12, 2015 ahead of the April 7th opening. For more info, visit www.HandToGodBroadway.com. Below, check out a just-released trailer for the Broadway-Bound play! (more...)

Sean Mathias Joins Creative Team of THE EXORCIST; Play Heading for Broadway?Sean Mathias Joins Creative Team of THE EXORCIST; Play Heading for Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld has just learned that a stage version of The Exorcist is currently in the works, and Tony nominee Sean Mathias is on board to direct the project. The play, adapted by John Pielmeier, enjoyed a run at Los Angeles' Geffen Playhouse in 2012, starring Richard Chamberlain and Brooke Shields. Production details have not yet been announced. (more...)

Laura Osnes & Santino Fontana Set for A BROADWAY ROMANCE Valentine's Day Concert with New York PhilharmonicLaura Osnes & Santino Fontana Set for A BROADWAY ROMANCE Valentine's Day Concert with New York Philharmonic
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Ted Sperling will conduct the New York Philharmonic and vocalists Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana in A Broadway Romance, a one-night-only Valentine's Day concert, Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. The program will feature songs from popular musicals ranging from Bernstein's West Side Story and Gershwin's Girl Crazy to Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel and Stephen Sondheim's Company, woven together to tell a unified narrative of a romance from beginning to end, from meeting to first date to falling in love to marriage. (more...)

Alysha Umphress & Jeff Blumenkrantz to Celebrate Release of New Album at BirdlandAlysha Umphress & Jeff Blumenkrantz to Celebrate Release of New Album at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Alysha Umphress, currently starring in the new Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, and Tony Award-nominated composer and performer Jeff Blumenkrantz will celebrate their new album, I've Been Played: Alysha Umphress Swings Jeff Blumenkrantz with a concert at Birdland (315 W. 44th Street, New York, NY 10036) on January 5, 2015 at 7pm. Tickets are available now at www.birdlandjazz.com. (more...)

The Muny Announces Creative Teams for 2015 Season; Marc Bruni, Gary Griffin, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More!The Muny Announces Creative Teams for 2015 Season; Marc Bruni, Gary Griffin, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2015 Season, which opens on June 15 with My Fair Lady. 'This is a thrilling roster of artists,' said Muny Artistic Director and Executive Producer Mike Isaacson. 'We look forward to bringing their vision and talent to our grand stage.' (more...)

Dan Hoyle to Bring EACH AND EVERY THING to Joe's Pub in JanuaryDan Hoyle to Bring EACH AND EVERY THING to Joe's Pub in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Award-winning New York actor/playwright Dan Hoyle's newest solo show, Each And Every Thing, will play Joe's Pub at The Public Theater for two special performances in the new year, following its sold-out, one-night-only engagement at the Pub in October. The work premiered at The Marsh San Francisco MainStage Theater where it became an instant hit, receiving unanimous rave reviews. (more...)

Mary Testa to Celebrate HAVE FAITH Album at the Beechman, Barnes & Noble, 1/4-12Mary Testa to Celebrate HAVE FAITH Album at the Beechman, Barnes & Noble, 1/4-12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

MARY TESTA -- the two time Tony Award nominated singer and actress -- and MICHAEL STAROBIN, the Tony Award winning orchestrator and arranger will perform four concerts in January to promote their new album Have Faith from Ghostlight Records. (more...)

Mary Testa to Celebrate Release of New Album at The Laurie Beechman Theater and Barnes & Noble Next MonthMary Testa to Celebrate Release of New Album at The Laurie Beechman Theater and Barnes & Noble Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

MARY TESTA - the two time Tony Award nominated singer and actress - and MICHAEL STAROBIN, the Tony Award winning orchestrator and arranger will perform four concerts in January to promote their new album Have Faith from Ghostlight Records. Fresh off her recent starring role on Broadway in Wicked, Mary will perform a special CD release engagement at The Laurie Beechman Theater at The West Bank Cafe January 4-5,11-12, 2015 at 7:00 PM. Music Director Michael Starobin, will join her on piano with Alisa Horn on cello. Since being released earlier this month, Have Faith was called "stunning" by Playbill, "beautifully hypnotizing" by BroadwayWorld and "a sensational CD debut, terrific from first cut to last" by the Connecticut Post. For tickets, please visit www.lauriebeechmantheatre.com. To order the album, please visit www.sh-k-boom.com/havefaith. (more...)

Playwright Adam Bock, Chairman Michael Feingold & More to Serve as Judges for 60th Annual Obie AwardsPlaywright Adam Bock, Chairman Michael Feingold & More to Serve as Judges for 60th Annual Obie Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice have announced the judges for the 60th Annual OBIE Awards. Longtime OBIE Administration Committee chairman Michael Feingold will be joined by playwright Adam Bock, orchestrator Bruce Coughlin, director Lear deBessonet, scenic designer Mimi Lien, critic David Rooney, Village Voice critic Tom Sellar, and director Liesl Tommy, to form the OBIE Awards judging panel. (more...)

Nashville Repertory Theatre's REPaloud Series to Continue with DINNER WITH FRIENDS; Donald Margulies Set for TalkbackNashville Repertory Theatre's REPaloud Series to Continue with DINNER WITH FRIENDS; Donald Margulies Set for Talkback
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Nashville Repertory Theatre's REPaloud (Reading Excellent Plays Aloud) series continues with a special staged reading of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Dinner with Friends on January 13 and 14, 2015, including a talkback with playwright and 2014-15 Ingram New Works Fellow Donald Margulies on January 14. (more...)

AUDIO: Kyle Riabko Performs Reimagined Versions of 2014's Top SongsAUDIO: Kyle Riabko Performs Reimagined Versions of 2014's Top Songs
by Stage Tube - Dec 15, 2014

Kyle Riabko began the year reimagining the hits of Burt Bacharach with his critically acclaimed show 'What's It All About? Bacharach Reimagined' at New York Theatre Workshop, and now he's finishing the year reimagining the Hits of 2014. Check out his renditions of some of the year's biggest songs below! (more...)

World Premiere of Maggie Bofill's WINNERS Opens Next Month at Ensemble Studio TheatreWorld Premiere of Maggie Bofill's WINNERS Opens Next Month at Ensemble Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Ensemble Studio Theatre kicks off the New Year with the world premiere of Maggie Bofill's Winners, a wild roller coaster ride for a modern family reeling from the Great Recession, presented in partnership with The Radio Drama Network. Winners begins previews Wednesday, January 14, at 7:00pm at Ensemble Studio Theatre, 549 West 52nd Street, for an opening Thursday, January 22, at 7:00pm. Winners is directed by Pamela Berlin and features Curran Connor, David Gelles, Arielle Goldman, Stephanie Hsu, Polly Lee, Florencia Lozano, Scott Sowers and Grant Shaud. (more...)

Drama League's DirectorFest 2014 Begins Tonight at TBG TheatreDrama League's DirectorFest 2014 Begins Tonight at TBG Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2014

The Drama League's DirectorFest 2014: The 31st Annual One-Act Festival, an evening of four short plays staged by the Drama League Directors Project Fall Directing Fellows Elena Heyman, Michael Leibenluft, Michael Osinski, and Caitlin Sullivan begins its limited 5-performance engagement today, December 13, and continues through December 16, 2013 at TBG Theatre (312 West 36th Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues). (more...)

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