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Date Of Birth:
October 01, 1948 (66)
Birth Place:
New York, New York, USA
Gender:
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Tony Winner Michael Cerveris Joins Next Week's Dramatists Guild Fund BenefitTony Winner Michael Cerveris Joins Next Week's Dramatists Guild Fund Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Tony Award winner Michael Cerveris will join starry line up for the Dramatists Guild Fund's annual gala Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars, set for Monday, October 27 at The Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). The cocktail reception will begin at 6:30pm, followed by the dinner and celebration at 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: OC's 3-D Theatricals Presents Epic Production of RAGTIMEBWW Reviews: OC's 3-D Theatricals Presents Epic Production of RAGTIME
by Michael L. Quintos - Oct 21, 2014

Admirably directed by 3-D Theatricals co-founder and resident artistic director TJ Dawson, this ambitiously impressive regional revival of RAGTIME: THE MUSICAL, continues through October 26 at its home-base at the Plummer Auditorium in Fullerton before moving north for its set of performances at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, November 1-9. A stunning, beautifully-rendered production enhanced by a supremely talented cast and Broadway-caliber production values, this rarely-produced musical is a Southern California must-see! (more...)

Rehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes CastRehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Rehearsals begin tomorrow, Tuesday, October 21 for the Playwrights Horizons production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise). Directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful), the play will be the third production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. (more...)

Pamela Shaw Chats LUCKY STIFF MoviePamela Shaw Chats LUCKY STIFF Movie
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 19, 2014

Pamela Shaw chats about her part of Rita LaPorta in LUCKY STIFF! (more...)

Dominic Marsh Talks LUCKY STIFF MovieDominic Marsh Talks LUCKY STIFF Movie
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 18, 2014

Dominic Marsh on his leading role of Harry Witherspoon in LUCKY STIFF! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Extended Behind-the-Scenes Look at LITTLE DANCERSTAGE TUBE: Extended Behind-the-Scenes Look at LITTLE DANCER
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2014

The cast and creative team behind Little Dancer, directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman, performed excerpts and discussed the new show on October 5 at the Kennedy Center as part of the Guggenheim's 'Works and Process' series. Watch the hour-long, behind-the-scenes look below! (more...)

Glenn Seven Allen, Wilson Bridges & More to Star in York's A TIME FOR SINGING as Part of Musicals In MuftiGlenn Seven Allen, Wilson Bridges & More to Star in York's A TIME FOR SINGING as Part of Musicals In Mufti
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, continues the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series with A Time for Singing, with book and lyrics by Gerald Freedman and John Morris, and music by John Morris, based on the novel 'How Green Was My Valley' by Richard Llewellyn. (more...)

Jayne Houdyshell Comments On LUCKY STIFF MovieJayne Houdyshell Comments On LUCKY STIFF Movie
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 17, 2014

Jayne Houdyshell discusses playing the Landlady in LUCKY STIFF! (more...)

GRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tomorrow at Playwrights HorizonsGRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tomorrow at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Previews begin tomorrow, Friday, October 17 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons' world premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (author of There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature, Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie'). Directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion), the play is the second production of the acclaimed theater company's 2014/2015 Season. It follows the critically-acclaimed Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Robert O'Hara, which concludes its extended run this Sunday evening on the Mainstage. (more...)

Christopher Ashley On Directing LUCKY STIFF MovieChristopher Ashley On Directing LUCKY STIFF Movie
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 16, 2014

Director Christopher Ashley talks helming LUCKY STIFF! (more...)

Adrienne Warren, Cast of HANDS ON A HARDBODY and More Join Lilly Awards' Broadway Cabaret at Birdland, 11/10Adrienne Warren, Cast of HANDS ON A HARDBODY and More Join Lilly Awards' Broadway Cabaret at Birdland, 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Additional Performers have been added to The Lilly Awards Broadway Cabaret including Adrienne Warren (Bring It On), Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), David Beach, Adam Guettel, Brooks Ashmanskas and original Broadway cast members Keala Settle, Alison Case, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Kathleen Monteleone, Jim Newman and Dale Soules joining Amanda Green singing a song from her show Hands on a Hard Body. (more...)

BWW Reviews: 3-D Theatricals' Lush RAGTIME Graces Fullerton StageBWW Reviews: 3-D Theatricals' Lush RAGTIME Graces Fullerton Stage
by Don Grigware - Oct 14, 2014

Since its creation in 1997, Ragtime has remained one of my favorite musicals for two reasons. Its simply gorgeous almost opera-like musical score by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens moves me to the bone, and it has more meaningful historical content about America at the turn of the 20th century than just about any other show. Now by means of 3D Theatricals' new, freshly staged production, onstage in Fullerton through October 26, Ragtime continues its deeply moving effect on audiences. (more...)

Nikki M. James On LUCKY STIFF MovieNikki M. James On LUCKY STIFF Movie
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 14, 2014

Nikki M. James discusses her headlining role of Anabel Glick in LUCKY STIFF! (more...)

Jason Alexander Talks LUCKY STIFF MovieJason Alexander Talks LUCKY STIFF Movie
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 13, 2014

Jason Alexander talks about his role in LUCKY STIFF! (more...)

Tony Winner Richard Maltby, Jr. Joins Cast of York Theatre Company's BIGTony Winner Richard Maltby, Jr. Joins Cast of York Theatre Company's BIG
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

The York Theatre Company has announced that Tony Award winning director and lyricist Richard Maltby, Jr. has joined the cast and has assumed the role of MacMillan in the season opener of the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series: Big, with book by John Weidman, lyrics by Mr. Maltby. and music by David Shire. This presentation of Big marks the New York premiere of the script and score created by the authors for the show's national tour-a significantly revised version of the show with eight new Maltby and Shire songs, yet to be recorded. Mr. Maltby replaces Walter Charles who left the production due to an unexpected conflict. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at John Tartaglia, Kerry Butler, and More in York Theatre Company's BIGPhoto Flash: First Look at John Tartaglia, Kerry Butler, and More in York Theatre Company's BIG
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving neglected shows from the past, presents the season opener of the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series: BIG, today, Oct. 11, with book by John Weidman, lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. and music by David Shire. This presentation of Big marks the New York premiere of the script and score created by the authors for the show's national tour -- a significantly revised version of the show with eight new Maltby and Shire songs, yet to be recorded. BroadwayWorld brings you production photos below! (more...)

Behind The Scenes Video Featurette On LUCKY STIFF MovieBehind The Scenes Video Featurette On LUCKY STIFF Movie
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 11, 2014

An extensive new behind the scenes featurette exploring the creation of the new film adaptation of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's cult musical LUCKY STIFF is now available to view. (more...)

New Studio Theatre To Open In High Wycombe, Nov. 5New Studio Theatre To Open In High Wycombe, Nov. 5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

Duke Street Theatre, a brand new studio theatre space developed from a disused warehouse is set to open in High Wycombe on the 5th November with a production of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's Lucky Stiff by Renegade Theatre Company. (more...)

Kerry Butler and John Tartaglia Star in York's 'Musicals in Mufti' Series Opener, BIG TodayKerry Butler and John Tartaglia Star in York's 'Musicals in Mufti' Series Opener, BIG Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving neglected shows from the past, presents the season opener of the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series: Big, today, Oct. 11, with book by John Weidman, lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. and music by David Shire. (more...)

Women in the Arts & Media Coalition to Host 'VintAge' 10/18 at MIST HarlemWomen in the Arts & Media Coalition to Host 'VintAge' 10/18 at MIST Harlem
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The Women in the Arts & Media Coalition is producing VintAge, one of its two Signature Events, supporting the voice and vision of women in the arts & media as they age, on Saturday, October 18, from 1-5:30 p.m. at MIST Harlem. (more...)

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