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Marissa Jaret Winokur News

Date of Birth: February 02, 1973 (43)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Female
The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again!The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again!
by Jeffrey Kare - Dec 7, 2016

Tonight, America shall be introduced to the fourth incarnation of Hairspray. The first was the 1988 original film, the second was the 2002 Broadway musical, the third was its 2007 film adaptation, and now the 2016 live television production on NBC. Hairspray takes place in Baltimore, Maryland in the year 1962, where we meet a plump teenage girl named Tracy Turnblad, whose lifelong dream is to dance on the local TV dance program known as The Crony Collins Show. When Tracy wins a role on the show and becomes an overnight sensation, she luanches a campaign to intergrate the show. As a Welcome to the 60's, let's go back to beginning to learn the history of the property itself. (more...)

Scoop: SCREAM QUEENS on FOX - Today, November 29, 2016Scoop: SCREAM QUEENS on FOX - Today, November 29, 2016
by - Nov 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on SCREAM QUEENS, airing on FOX on today, November 29, 2016! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 11/26-11/27/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 11/26-11/27/2016
by - Nov 27, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, November 27, 2016 - Sunday, November 27, 2016. (more...)

Tony Winner Marissa Jaret Winokur & More Set for New Comedy Specials on LogoTony Winner Marissa Jaret Winokur & More Set for New Comedy Specials on Logo
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Logo today announced that 'RuPaul's Drag Race' season 6 winner and fan favorite Bianca DelRio will star in "Not Today Bianca," two original half-hour comedy specials that follow the drag queen superstar as she takes on Hollywood. (more...)

Harvey Fierstein & Jerry Mitchell Talk NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Reveal Details on Lake, Winokur Cameos!Harvey Fierstein & Jerry Mitchell Talk NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Reveal Details on Lake, Winokur Cameos!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 21, 2016

Today, BWW participated in a media conference call with HAIRSPRAY LIVE's playwright and actor Harvey Fierstein and choreographer Jerry Mitchell.  (more...)

Dove Cameron, Maddie Baillio & More Participate in Today's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Press CallDove Cameron, Maddie Baillio & More Participate in Today's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Press Call
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 21, 2016

Today, BWW participated in a special HAIRSPRAY LIVE! conference call featuring four of the 'nicest kids in town,' including Dove Cameron (Disney's 'Descendants'), Garrett Clayton (Disney's 'Teen Beach' Franchise), Ephraim Sykes (Hamilton on Broadway) and 20-year-old newcomer Maddie Baillio (more...)

Former Tracy Turnblads Marissa Jaret Winokur & Ricki Lake to Cameo on NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!Former Tracy Turnblads Marissa Jaret Winokur & Ricki Lake to Cameo on NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 16, 2016

PEOPLE reports that both Winokur and Lake will make cameo appearances on NBC's live broadcast. No further details were given on their roles. (more...)

BWW Review: A Hysterical UMPO HOCUS POCUS Carries You to the DivineBWW Review: A Hysterical UMPO HOCUS POCUS Carries You to the Divine
by Gil Kaan - Oct 21, 2016

Executive Producer Kate Pazakis has done it again with her latest UMPO production THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY OF HOCUS POCUS. Director Tye Blue effectively corrals his vocally gifted cast in gloriously performing re-purposed pop tunes in between delivering Pazakis and John Flynn's cleverly written homage to the 1993 film Hocus Pocus.  (more...)

They'll Capture Your Heart! Meet the Full Company of HOLIDAY INN, Opening Tonight on BroadwayThey'll Capture Your Heart! Meet the Full Company of HOLIDAY INN, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Oct 6, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway production of HOLIDAY INN, THE NEW Irving Berlin MUSICAL is now extended by two weeks through January 15, 2017. Holiday Inn, The New Irving BerlinMusical opens officially tonight, October 6, 2016, on Broadway at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Seth Rudetsky of BROADWAY'S BEST at NJPACBWW Interviews: Seth Rudetsky of BROADWAY'S BEST at NJPAC
by Leigh Scheps - Oct 3, 2016

If Max Bialystock used to be the king of Broadway, Seth Rudetsky has since taken over the throne. Not only was he juggling the album release of Disaster! on the day we met for this interview in a (noisy from construction) park on the Upper West Side, but at the same time, spearheading a dance remix video to Broadway for Orlando's 'What The World Needs Now Is Love.' 'We are filming a whole video with the ladies who did Beyonce's 'Single Ladies,' Seth explained. 'We are hoping that raises more money and more awareness.' (more...)

BWW Interview: UMPO's Kate Pazakis Laboriously Producing Live Productions - The Latest Ones SimultaneouslyBWW Interview: UMPO's Kate Pazakis Laboriously Producing Live Productions - The Latest Ones Simultaneously
by Gil Kaan - Oct 2, 2016

For years now, Kate Pazakis' UMPO has been steadily optimizing her passion of film, turning them into loving spoofs that even those unfamiliar with the movie sent-up can still enjoy. With her talented partners, they take cult film favorites and match them up with pop tune soundtracks for mash-ups of wit, fun, incredible singing and much laughter. UMPO's latest creation THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY OF HOCUS POCUS opened September 29, 2016 at the Rockwell Table & Stage. (more...)

Come Little Children... HOCUS POCUS Parody Flies at Rockwell Table & StageCome Little Children... HOCUS POCUS Parody Flies at Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Rockwell Table & Stage will put 'A Spell On' audiences this fall with The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Hocus Pocus. (more...)

VIDEO: Marissa Jaret Winokur Teases HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Cameo; Praises New Tracy TurnbladVIDEO: Marissa Jaret Winokur Teases HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Cameo; Praises New Tracy Turnblad
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Tony Award winner Marissa Jaret Winokur teased that she may be returning to Baltimore for a cameo appearance in NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! (more...)

Donna McKechnie Signs on for REAF's HELP IS ON THE WAY 22Donna McKechnie Signs on for REAF's HELP IS ON THE WAY 22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Donna McKechnie has just signed on to appear at the REAF Help Is On The Way 22 show on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco. (more...)

VIDEO: New Remixes of #BroadwayForOrlando's 'What The World Needs Now Is Love'VIDEO: New Remixes of #BroadwayForOrlando's 'What The World Needs Now Is Love'
by Michael Dale - Jul 22, 2016

Proceeds from the love anthem will benefit the LGBT Center of Central Florida. (more...)

VIDEO: Theatre Community Shows Its Love, Taking On Stagedoor Manor's #BroadwayForOrlando ChallengeVIDEO: Theatre Community Shows Its Love, Taking On Stagedoor Manor's #BroadwayForOrlando Challenge
by Michael Dale - Jul 18, 2016

For each share or challenge, Stagedoor will donate $10 to the GLBT Center of Central Florida, up to $5,000, because love is love is love. (more...)

Kristen Bell and More Set for Sing-Along at UNITED FORLANDO Concert in L.A. TonightKristen Bell and More Set for Sing-Along at UNITED FORLANDO Concert in L.A. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2016

United FORlando, an evening concert and conversation presented by the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and the Los Angeles LGBT Center in memory and support of the victims of the recent tragedy at Pulse nightclub, will close the evening tribute with a sing-along performance of Broadway For Orlando's What the World Needs Now is Love. (more...)

VIDEO: Stagedoor Manor Launches #BroadwayForOrlando Singing ChallengeVIDEO: Stagedoor Manor Launches #BroadwayForOrlando Singing Challenge
by Michael Dale - Jul 15, 2016

The Catskills theatre camp has released their own version of the #BroadwayForOrlando love anthem to raise funds for the GLBT Center of Central Florida. (more...)

BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY at Smithtown Performing Arts CentreBWW Review: HAIRSPRAY at Smithtown Performing Arts Centre
by Melissa Giordano - Jul 13, 2016

Of the many productions that will come and go of the Tony award winning musical Hairspray, the incarnation at the Smithtown Performing Arts Center is incredibly enjoyable. Running through August 28th under the excellent direction of Long Island theatre vet Jordan Hue, the talented cast will leave you singing the Marc Shaiman/Scott Wittman score for weeks. To add, the book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan will indeed stand the test of time as we progress towards full equality at every level. (more...)

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