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Date Of Birth:
February 19, 1923
Date Of Death:
August 25, 1998 (75)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
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B.J. Ward to Perform at Crazy Coqs, 13 AprilB.J. Ward to Perform at Crazy Coqs, 13 April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Vocalist B.J.Ward, who released B.J. Ward Sings Marshall Barer on Concord Records in 2005, will perform the late lyricist's music at London's The Crazy Coqs on April 13th at 8pm, with UK pianist and composer, Simon Wallace. Ward is one of the most popular voice talents in the U.S., known both as a voiceover talent who has voiced hundreds of films, TV and games, and as a concert artist. Her very popular one-woman show, Stand-Up Opera, has played at The Kennedy Center and Ward has been a guest artist with symphonies and Performing Arts Centers around the U.S. On the day following the Crazy Coqs show, Ward releases Double Feature (LML), a recording dedicated largely to film music, with the legendary pianist, Donn Trenner. (more...)

Marymount Manhattan College's Spring Theatre Festival Continues Next WeekMarymount Manhattan College's Spring Theatre Festival Continues Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Marymount Manhattan College (MMC), a private liberal arts college on Manhattan's Upper East Side, and the college's celebrated musical theatre program, will present a spring theatre festival honoring three generations of musical writers - Richard Rodgers, renowned composer of American popular music and Broadway shows; his daughter, Mary Rodgers, author of Freaky Friday and composer of the Broadway musical comedy, Once Upon a Mattress; and her son, Adam Guettel, composer and lyricist, and Tony winner for his musical The Light in the Piazza. (more...)

Jackie Hoffman and John 'Lypsinka' Epperson in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, THE BLONDE STREAK Premiere Set for Transport Group's 2015 SeasonJackie Hoffman and John 'Lypsinka' Epperson in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, THE BLONDE STREAK Premiere Set for Transport Group's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and OBIE Award-winning theatre company, has announced that its 2015 season will include the world premiere musical The Blonde Streak by Dan Lipton and David Rossmer, slated to run July 5 - August 16 at Theatre 79, and a revival of the classic musical Once Upon a Mattress, starring Jackie Hoffman as Princess Winnifred and John 'Lypsinka' Epperson as Queen Aggravain, running November 29 - January 3, 2016 at Abrons Arts Center. Both musicals will be directed by Jack Cummings III. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/19- ONCE UPON A MATTRESSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/19- ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2014

Today in 1996, the first Broadway revival of Once Upon a Mattress opened at the Broadhurst Theatre, where it ran for188 performances. Once Upon a Mattress is a musical comedy with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer. The play was written as an adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Princess and the Pea. Once Upon A Mattress marked the Broadway debut of later stage and TV legend Carol Burnett, who originated the role of Princess Winnifred. (more...)

VIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 7 - Nobody Does It Like Carol Burnett & Alan Alda!VIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 7 - Nobody Does It Like Carol Burnett & Alan Alda!
by Richard Jay-Alexander - Dec 19, 2014

For Day 7 of BroadwayWorld's 12 Days of Christmas 'video finds,' we present Carol Burnett and Alan Alda. They both boast Broadway pedigrees. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 12/14/2014Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 12/14/2014
by BWW - Dec 14, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 12/07/2014Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 12/07/2014
by BWW - Dec 7, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 12/07/2014Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 12/07/2014
by BWW - Dec 7, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 11/16/2014Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 11/16/2014
by BWW - Nov 16, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 11/16/2014Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 11/16/2014
by BWW - Nov 16, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 11/09/2014Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 11/09/2014
by BWW - Nov 9, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 11/09/2014Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 11/09/2014
by BWW - Nov 9, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 11/09/2014Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 11/09/2014
by BWW - Nov 9, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 11/09/2014Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 11/09/2014
by BWW - Nov 9, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 11/02/2014Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 11/02/2014
by BWW - Nov 2, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 11/02/2014Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 11/02/2014
by BWW - Nov 2, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Indianapolis - Week of 10/26/2014Now Playing Onstage in Indianapolis - Week of 10/26/2014
by BWW - Oct 26, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 10/19/2014Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 10/19/2014
by BWW - Oct 19, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/19/2014Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/19/2014
by BWW - Oct 19, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 10/19/2014Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 10/19/2014
by BWW - Oct 19, 2014

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