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  • Date Of Birth:
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    Date Of Death:
    April 21, 1910 (74)
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    Date Of Birth:
    November 30, 1835
    Date Of Death:
    April 21, 1910 (74)
    Birth Place:
    Florida, MO, USA
    Gender:
    Male
    BWW Reviews: EVAN STERN & STEVE ROSS Are Utterly Charming at The Player's Club In Examining Southern Influence On the Songs of Johnny MercerBWW Reviews: EVAN STERN & STEVE ROSS Are Utterly Charming at The Player's Club In Examining Southern Influence On the Songs of Johnny Mercer
    by Alix Cohen - Jul 1, 2015

    Monday night at the upstairs library at The Player's Club, young actor/vocalist Evan Stern collaborated with one of cabaret's treasures, the veteran pianist/arranger/vocalist Steve Ross on a show illuminating the influence of a southern upbringing on the work of iconic songwriter and Savannah, Georgia native Johnny Mercer. The piece was beautifully put together with Stern's intermittent repartee (never dropping a musical stitch), reflecting his skills as an actor as well as a writer. (more...)

    Tina Fey to Be Featured Speaker at PGA's 'Produced By: New York'Tina Fey to Be Featured Speaker at PGA's 'Produced By: New York'
    by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

    The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that Produced By: New York (PBNY) will feature an in-depth discussion with producer Tina Fey for the event's headlining “Conversations With…” series. (more...)

    Nashville Theater Calendar 6/29/15Nashville Theater Calendar 6/29/15
    by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 29, 2015

    Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

    Ojai Playwrights Conference to Host 2015 New Works Festival, 8/2-9Ojai Playwrights Conference to Host 2015 New Works Festival, 8/2-9
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

    The Ojai Playwrights Conference (OPC), one of the most acclaimed new play developmental programs in the country, announces its 18th season with an extraordinary program of playwrights, new play workshops and special performance events from August 2 through 9, 2015 in Ojai, California. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: BIG RIVER at Music Circus Delivers Big EmotionsBWW Reviews: BIG RIVER at Music Circus Delivers Big Emotions
    by Harmony Wheeler - Jun 25, 2015

    'Big River' at Sacramento Music Circus is the show to see this summer. Director Michael Heitzman makes optimal use of the company's round stage, working with choreographer AC Ciulla to balance an amusing first act with a heavier second half.  (more...)

    Lancaster Mennonite High School's THE TEMPEST Nabs Fulton's 2015 Beth Bash AwardLancaster Mennonite High School's THE TEMPEST Nabs Fulton's 2015 Beth Bash Award
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

    On Thursday, June 25, Fulton Theatre named Lancaster Mennonite High School as the 2015 Beth Bash Award recipient for their production of William Shakespeare's 'The Tempest.'  Play director Danielle Hofstetter will accept the award plaque prior to the evening performance of "The Wizard of Oz".  The student actors and crew were awarded complimentary tickets to the performance, and will be recognized and hailed with praise.  (more...)

    Easy Lynne to Offer Free Performance of TOM SAWYER, DETECTIVEEasy Lynne to Offer Free Performance of TOM SAWYER, DETECTIVE
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

    Tom Sawyer, his Aunt Polly, and Huckleberry Finn leave their St. Petersburg, Missouri home to pay a visit to Polly's sister, Sally and her husband Silas on their farm in Arkansas. On this trip, Tom and Huck encounter thievery, a dead body and possibly the wrong man being accused of murder. Leave it to Tom to figure it all out and save the day in 'Tom Sawyer, Detective.' (more...)

    Nashville Theater Calendar 6/22/15Nashville Theater Calendar 6/22/15
    by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 22, 2015

    Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)


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    Nashville Theater Calendar 6/15/15Nashville Theater Calendar 6/15/15
    by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 15, 2015

    Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. Thus, we are happy to present a new feature: The Nashville Theater Calendar, a comprehensive - maybe even exhaustive (lord knows we're exhausted from putting it together, gathering all the info from all over the interwebs!) - listing of theatrical openings for the 2015/16 season. We'll update the calendar every Monday, clearing out the shows that have closed and adding additional information on the shows still to come. (more...)

    Ben Fankhauser, Phillip Boykin and More to Lead BIG RIVER at Music Circus This MonthBen Fankhauser, Phillip Boykin and More to Lead BIG RIVER at Music Circus This Month
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

    The 65th Music Circus season continues with the dynamic musical Big River, Mark Twain's masterwork "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" brought to toe-tapping musical life by the genius behind "King of the Road," Roger Miller. Performances are Tuesday, June 23 through Sunday, June 28. (more...)

    STUPID F$#@ING BIRD to Play Victory Gardens, 7/23-8/30STUPID F$#@ING BIRD to Play Victory Gardens, 7/23-8/30
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

    Carlisle Hart, LLC presents Sideshow Theatre Company, Chicago's preeminent theater company for presenting familiar stories in unorthodox ways, in a commercial remount of their wildly successful, sold-out smash hit production of STUPID FUCKING BIRD. Aaron Posner's comic spin on Chekhov's The Seagull is directed by artistic director Jonathan L. Green, from July 23 through August 30, 2015 with Press Opening Saturday, July 25 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Zacek McVay Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

    Sportscaster Dick Vitale to Remain on ESPN Through 2017-18Sportscaster Dick Vitale to Remain on ESPN Through 2017-18
    by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

    Basketball Hall of Famer Dick Vitale, one of the most accomplished and impactful personalities in the history of sports television, has agreed to a new contract extension with ESPN that will carry through the 2017-18 season. (more...)

    Natasha York to Bring THESE THINGS TAKE WINE to June Melbourne Cabaret FestivalNatasha York to Bring THESE THINGS TAKE WINE to June Melbourne Cabaret Festival
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

    This June Melbourne Cabaret Festival will play host to Natasha York's critically acclaimed one woman show 'These Things Take Wine', at the new Alex Theatre Complex this June. As the title would suggest this show is full of puns, tipsy tales, and a whole wine-inspired soundtrack including classics by Nina Simone, Amy Winehouse, Nancy Sinatra and even Michael Jackson. York pours her heart out in this comedy cabaret filled with power tools, balloon animals and decisions made under the influence. (more...)

    Nashville Theater Calendar 6/8/15Nashville Theater Calendar 6/8/15
    by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 8, 2015

    Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. Thus, we are happy to present a new feature: The Nashville Theater Calendar, a comprehensive - maybe even exhaustive (lord knows we're exhausted from putting it together, gathering all the info from all over the interwebs!) - listing of theatrical openings for the 2015/16 season. We'll update the calendar every Monday, clearing out the shows that have closed and adding additional information on the shows still to come. (more...)

    S. Joseph Krause Releases MAD ADDIES. Joseph Krause Releases MAD ADDIE
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

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    Photo Flash: First Look at TRAVELING PAPERS at Theatre RowPhoto Flash: First Look at TRAVELING PAPERS at Theatre Row
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

    Laurel Valley Productions in association with Creative Arts Lab and Jeux de Mots presents TRAVELING PAPERS, a lively theatrical adventure exploring our connections to travel, conceived and adapted by Barbara Bosch and Martin Tackel. Barbara Bosch^ directs a cast of eight including Gwen Arment*, John Camera*, Kyle Doherty, Gwen Eyster, Peter Husovsky*, Macy Idzakovich, and Jillian Stevens. TRAVELING PAPERS will run at The Lion Theatre on Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street (bet. 9th and 10th Avenues), New York City for fifteen performances, tonight, June 3, through June 20, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

    Hal Holbrook, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, BALLROOM WITH A TWIST and More Set for Strand-Capitol's 2015-16 LineupHal Holbrook, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, BALLROOM WITH A TWIST and More Set for Strand-Capitol's 2015-16 Lineup
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

    Downtown York's historic Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center's new line-up of shows is on sale now to members. New shows include some familiar faces back by popular demand as well as acts never before seen in York.  (more...)

    First Floor Theater to Present KAFKAPALOOZA, 8/14-22First Floor Theater to Present KAFKAPALOOZA, 8/14-22
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

    First Floor Theater (FFT) is thrilled to announce its third annual literary festival, KAFKAPALOOZA, a festival of nine world premiere plays, by some of Chicago's most exciting playwrights, inspired by the life and work of Franz Kafka. Over the past two years, the FFT LitFest has brought together some of Chicago's greatest writers, including Seth Bockley, Philip Dawkins, Bonnie Metzgar, Ike Holter, Morgan McNaught, and Paul Oakley Stovall, to respond to literary greats The Brothers Grimm and Mark Twain. (more...)

    Nashville's 6/1/15 Theater CalendarNashville's 6/1/15 Theater Calendar
    by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 1, 2015

    Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

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