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Date of Birth: April 03, 1924
Date of Death: July 01, 2004 (80)
Birth Place: Omaha, NE, USA
Gender: Male
Stars from THE COLOR PURPLE, ON YOUR FEET, TUCK EVERLASTING & More Earn 2016 Theatre World Awards!Stars from THE COLOR PURPLE, ON YOUR FEET, TUCK EVERLASTING & More Earn 2016 Theatre World Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

The Theatre World Awards, Inc. Board of Directors (Dale Badway, President) has announced the 2016 Theatre World Award Honorees for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance who will be celebrated at the 72nd Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on Monday evening, May 23, 2016 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Circle in the Square Theatre (West 50th Street, between Broadway and 8th Avenue), home of the current 2015 Tony® Award-winning Best Musical, Fun Home.    (more...)

SHE LOVES ME's Nicholas Barasch Named 2016 Dorothy Loudon Award HonoreeSHE LOVES ME's Nicholas Barasch Named 2016 Dorothy Loudon Award Honoree
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

It was announced today by The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors, and The Dorothy Loudon Foundation, Broadway newcomer Nicholas Barasch, currently appearing in the Broadway revival of She Loves Me at Studio 54, will be honored with the 8th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award at the 72nd Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony set for Monday evening, May 23, 2016 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Circle in the Square Theatre (West 50th Street, between Broadway and 8th Avenue), home of the current 2015 Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Fun Home.  The 2016 Theatre World winners will be announced shortly. (more...)

Epic Theatre Company Announces Big Move, 2016-17 SeasonEpic Theatre Company Announces Big Move, 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Epic Theatre Company has announced its 2016 - 2017 Season while celebrating its new home at the Park Theater in Cranston. (more...)

BWW Review: Fever Dream: STREETCAR at EverymanBWW Review: Fever Dream: STREETCAR at Everyman
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Apr 18, 2016

We in the audience are continually torn between cheering the gumption and the desire behind Blanche's lies and being appalled at the human cost the lies inflict, not least on the teller of them. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/14/16- GUYS AND DOLLSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/14/16- GUYS AND DOLLS
by Stage Tube - Apr 14, 2016

Today in 1992, the second Broadway revival of Guys and Dolls opened at the Martin Beck Theatre (now the Al Hirschfeld Theatre), where it ran for 1143 performances. Guys and Dolls is a musical with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. It is based on 'The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown' and 'Blood Pressure', two short stories by Damon Runyon, and also borrows characters and plot elements from other Runyon stories, most notably 'Pick the Winner'. Premiering on Broadway in 1950, the original production ran for 1200 performances and won the Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical has had several Broadway and London revivals, as well as a 1955 film adaptation starring Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra and Vivian Blaine. (more...)

NATIONAL LAMPOON'S ANIMAL HOUSE Joins 'TCM Big Screen Classics' Series LineupNATIONAL LAMPOON'S ANIMAL HOUSE Joins 'TCM Big Screen Classics' Series Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

It's time to grab your toga and return to Faber College for the wildest frat party ever when “National Lampoon's Animal House” joins the year-long lineup of Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies' TCM Big Screen Classics series. (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honor at 72nd Annual Theatre World AwardsBernadette Peters to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honor at 72nd Annual Theatre World Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

It was announced today by The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors, Golden Globe® and three-time Tony®Award-winner and musical theater icon Bernadette Peters will be honored with the prestigious 4th Annual John Willis Award at the 72nd Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony set for Monday evening, May 23, 2016 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Circle in the Square Theatre (West 50th Street, between Broadway and 8th Avenue), home of the current 2015 Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Fun Home. (more...)

Film Legend Sophia Loren Regrets Turning Down Broadway OpportunitiesFilm Legend Sophia Loren Regrets Turning Down Broadway Opportunities
by Movies News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

Film icon Sophia Loren revealed to PEOPLE Magazine that one of her regrets in life is that she never appeared on the Broadway stage. (more...)

BWW Cabaret Conversation: CAROL LIPNIK, BWW's 2015 Best Alt-Cabaret Show Award Winner, On Origins of Her Art and Becoming a 'Heart-Warrior'--Last of a SeriesBWW Cabaret Conversation: CAROL LIPNIK, BWW's 2015 Best Alt-Cabaret Show Award Winner, On Origins of Her Art and Becoming a 'Heart-Warrior'--Last of a Series
by Remy Block - Mar 17, 2016

In this last installment of Remy Block's three-part interview series with Carol Lipnik, BWW's 2015 New York Cabaret Award-winner for Best Alt-Cabaret/Musical Comedy Performance, Carol and Remy explore the origins of Lipnik's art and her unique perspective, and how she became a “Heart Warrior” with the ability to intimately and emotionally connect with her audience. (more...)

The Gracie Theatre Presents FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD, the Smash Musical Parody of the MoviesThe Gracie Theatre Presents FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD, the Smash Musical Parody of the Movies
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

One of America's favorite cinema spoofs, FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD, is coming to Husson University's Gracie Theatre on Saturday, March 26, for one night only, with a performance at 7:30 p.m. This is the fourth show in the Gracie Theatre's season sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank. (more...)

College Admissions, GOP Confusion on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEENCollege Admissions, GOP Confusion on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast. (more...)

Van Wezel to Welcome Sophia Loren, 3/31Van Wezel to Welcome Sophia Loren, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

?Synonymous with grace, beauty, and artistry, famed Italian movie star Sophia Loren graces the stage at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Thursday, March 31st at 8:00pm. The Oscar-winning actress will captivate the audience with an intimate onstage conversation and question-and-answer session lead by Entertainment Tonight correspondent Bill Harris, as well as film clips from her prolific career spanning more than five decades. (more...)

Melissa Errico Set for HISTORY OF THE WORD IN 100 PERFORMANCES Spotlight on Judy Garland TonightMelissa Errico Set for HISTORY OF THE WORD IN 100 PERFORMANCES Spotlight on Judy Garland Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

The second installment of the new David Rubenstein Atrium series The History of the World in 100 Performances With Adam Gopnik, tonight, March 8 at 7:30 PM, spotlights Judy Garland's triumphant 1961 concert at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

James Grissom to Chat Tennessee Williams Book FOLLIES OF GOD on THEATER TALK This WeekJames Grissom to Chat Tennessee Williams Book FOLLIES OF GOD on THEATER TALK This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

An all-new THEATER TALK presents an interview with writer James Grissom. In 1982 at age 20, Grissom met playwright Tennessee Williams. He became the famous writer's confidant, took copious notes of their conversations, and - encouraged by Williams (who died the year after they met) - went on to interview many of the great actresses who had worked with the master dramatist about their impressions of him and the impact of his work. Grissom then compiled their insights about one of the most gifted and complex American playwrights into his wonderful book, FOLLIES OF GOD - Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog, now published by Alfred A. Knopf. (more...)

Melissa Errico & Jonathan Schwartz Join HISTORY OF THE WORD IN 100 PERFORMANCES Spotlight on Judy GarlandMelissa Errico & Jonathan Schwartz Join HISTORY OF THE WORD IN 100 PERFORMANCES Spotlight on Judy Garland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

The second installment of the new David Rubenstein Atrium series The History of the World in 100 Performances With Adam Gopnik, on Tuesday, March 8 at 7:30 PM, spotlights Judy Garland's triumphant 1961 concert at Carnegie Hall. Through commentary and performance, New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik, WNYC host Jonathan Schwartz, and actress, singer Melissa Errico delve into what is widely considered one of the greatest nights in show business history.  The event will be live-streamed, free-of-charge, and available for 24-hours at lincolncenter.org/lc-live. (more...)

San Francisco Symphony Sets 2016-17 SeasonSan Francisco Symphony Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) and the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) today announce their 2016-17 season. (more...)

David Sheehan Predicts Leonardo DiCaprio as the Only 'Sure' Winner at Tonight's OscarsDavid Sheehan Predicts Leonardo DiCaprio as the Only 'Sure' Winner at Tonight's Oscars
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2016

Longtime CBS/NBC TV news reporter-critic David Sheehan, who is hosting a new internet Oscar special 'AND THE WINNERS ARE...' says what he calls the 'about time' syndrome makes Leonardo DiCaprio the only sure thing at tonight's Academy Awards. (more...)

Galeca Names Top-Ten Movies About the Academy Awards in Prep for Sunday's OscarsGaleca Names Top-Ten Movies About the Academy Awards in Prep for Sunday's Oscars
by Louisa Brady - Feb 27, 2016

Flashback Friday! The Board of the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, which is comprised of over 140 film and TV journalists and/or critics nationwide, had fun last February picking its choices for the very best (or at least dishiest) movies through the years that have somehow included the Academy Awards ® in their storylines (note: GALECA is not affiliated with the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences). Let's revisit GALECA's Top 10 Movies That Costar Oscar ®, ranked from 1 to 10 below, shall we?  (more...)

David Sheehan's AND THE WINNERS ARE... Shows Other Side of Oscars RaceDavid Sheehan's AND THE WINNERS ARE... Shows Other Side of Oscars Race
by Louisa Brady - Feb 27, 2016

Longtime CBS/NBC TV news reporter-critic David Sheehan has updated his new one-hour internet Oscar extravaganza 'AND THE WINNERS ARE ...' to open with a journalistic acknowledgement of the current controversy about the absence of African-Americans in this year's Academy Awards nominations. The opening features a leadoff interview with Will Smith, whose highly touted performance in 'Concussion' was ignored, adding more momentum to Smith's own viral social media protest hashtag #OscarsSoWhite. (more...)

Oscar's Other Side Of Race In David Sheehan's 'Winners'Oscar's Other Side Of Race In David Sheehan's 'Winners'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2016

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