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Date of Death: May 29, 1979
Birth Place: Toronto, ON, CANADA
Gender: Female
BWW Review: THE CONSUL, THE TRAMP AND AMERICA'S SWEETHEART Reminds Us What Democracy is Really About in AmericaBWW Review: THE CONSUL, THE TRAMP AND AMERICA'S SWEETHEART Reminds Us What Democracy is Really About in America
by Shari Barrett - Nov 22, 2016

Now onstage at Theatre 40 in Beverly Hills, THE CONSUL, THE TRAMP AND AMERICA'S SWEETHEART tells a tale suggested by true events in the United Artist office of Mary Pickford that took place with Charlie Chaplin and Georg Gyssling, German Consul in Los Angeles and a Nazi party member, to discuss the upcoming production of Chaplin's film "The Great Dictator" and whether or not it should even be made. This meeting, witnessed by Pickford's novice secretary, Esther Hollombe (who turns out to be Jewish), would change all of their lives forever. (more...)

The Wooster Group Founder Receives 2016 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize TonightThe Wooster Group Founder Receives 2016 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Gish Prize Trust recently announced that Elizabeth LeCompte, founding member and director of the internationally acclaimed experimental theater company The Wooster Group, has been selected to receive the 23rd annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize. (more...)

Vets to Bring Postwar Experience EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN to Liberty TheaterVets to Bring Postwar Experience EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN to Liberty Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

On Veteran's Day, the Hollywood American Legion Post 43, Liberty Theater will present the world premiere of Everything In Between, in their Historic Cultural Monument Building at 2035 N. Highland Avenue. (more...)

'Gangster Redemption' Author Larry Lawton Discusses His Reality Check Program'Gangster Redemption' Author Larry Lawton Discusses His Reality Check Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Larry Lawton brings the most informative, inspirational, educational, motivational and entertaining presentations to audiences throughout the United States and abroad. Businesses, Schools, Churches, Law Enforcement and Community Organizations bring Larry in as he has a unique way of connecting with audiences.  (more...)

The Wooster Group Founder Receives 2016 Dorothy and Lillian Gish PrizeThe Wooster Group Founder Receives 2016 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Gish Prize Trust today announced that Elizabeth LeCompte, founding member and director of the internationally acclaimed experimental theater company The Wooster Group, has been selected to receive the 23rd annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize. (more...)

ArtDontSleep Presents: Marvel's Luke Cage: The Live Score October 6th, 2016 At 8:00pm At The Theatre At Ace Hotel, Los AngelesArtDontSleep Presents: Marvel's Luke Cage: The Live Score October 6th, 2016 At 8:00pm At The Theatre At Ace Hotel, Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

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Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 9/11/2016Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 9/11/2016
by BWW - Sep 11, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/11/2016 for Vermont (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 9/04/2016Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 9/04/2016
by BWW - Sep 4, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/04/2016 for Vermont (more...)

Nevada Ballet Theatre Names Multi-talented Entertainer Vanessa Williams As The 2017 Woman Of The Year For The 33rd Annual Black & White BallNevada Ballet Theatre Names Multi-talented Entertainer Vanessa Williams As The 2017 Woman Of The Year For The 33rd Annual Black & White Ball
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

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Nevada Ballet Theatre Announces 2017 Woman Of The Year Vanessa WilliamsNevada Ballet Theatre Announces 2017 Woman Of The Year Vanessa Williams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) announces today that renowned singer, actress, author and fashion designer,  Vanessa Williams, will serve as Woman of the Year for the 33rd Annual Black & White Ball, with The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) as the Presenting Sponsor. As a Tony Award, Grammy Award and three-time Emmy Award nominated performer, Williams' dedication to the performing arts through her varied and esteemed career, as well as her unwavering philanthropy to numerous charitable causes, will be celebrated on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at ARIA Resort & Casino, CityCenter, as part of the 45-year-old ballet company's largest annual fundraiser and one of the city's most highly-anticipated social events.  (more...)

The Actors Fund Expands at 729 Seventh Avenue; Extends Lease to 2030The Actors Fund Expands at 729 Seventh Avenue; Extends Lease to 2030
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Himmel + Meringoff announced today that The Actors Fund of America has expanded at 729 Seventh Avenue, increasing its office space by 50 percent from 22,400 square feet to 33,600 square feet. With the addition announced today, the organization will remain at the building into 2030. (more...)

Following 7-Month Search, Heartland Film Names Craig Prater PresidentFollowing 7-Month Search, Heartland Film Names Craig Prater President
by Movies News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Heartland Film has named San Diego-based Craig Prater as president after a seven-month national search conducted by Arts Consulting Group. (more...)

Women In Film Presents An All Star Line Up to Discuss Ageism In The ArtsWomen In Film Presents An All Star Line Up to Discuss Ageism In The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

On Friday night, a panel of 8 industry leaders including Ashton Applewhite, B. Harlan Boll, Jobeth Williams, Lesley Ann Warren, Kathy Griffin, Michael Lindsay-Hogg and Lynn Whitfield with moderator Sharon Lawrence, were brought together before an audience at the London Hotel by producers David C. Barry and Robyn Rosenfeld with the support of Women in Film for a panel on Gender Diversity and Ageism in Hollywood (more...)

Vanessa Williams to Perform in Martha's Vineyard & Provincetown This JulyVanessa Williams to Perform in Martha's Vineyard & Provincetown This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

?Vanessa Williams, the Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award nominated superstar, will make her Martha's Vineyard debut at The Performing Arts Center on Saturday, July 9 at 8:00 PM, and will kick-off Bear Week in Provincetown at Town Hall on Monday, July 11 at 8:30 PM. Both shows, featuring SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host, will help raise funds for the Tyler Clementi Foundation.  Varla Jean Merman will be the special guest opening act for Vanessa Williams' performance in Provincetown.  For tickets call 800-838-3006 or visit http://www.vineyardbroadway.com/ and www.ptownarthouse.com. (more...)

Jen Danby-Led SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN Gets Special Performance in Long BeachJen Danby-Led SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN Gets Special Performance in Long Beach
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2016

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce a special, one-day-only today, June 25th, performance of the critically acclaimed SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN at Arts in the Plaza in Long Beach, NY. (more...)

Jen Danby-Led SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN Gets Special Performance in Long BeachJen Danby-Led SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN Gets Special Performance in Long Beach
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce a special, one-day-only Saturday, June 25th, performance of the critically acclaimed SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN at Arts in the Plaza in Long Beach, NY. (more...)

Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts' 2016-17 Season AnnouncedLisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts' 2016-17 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

 Multi-platinum-selling country artist Sara Evans, ukulele phenomenon Jake Shimabukuro, Grammy-nominated folk singer-songwriter Iris DeMent, Blues Hall of Famer Robert Cray, and the Nashville assemblage of high-dollar studio musicians The Time Jumpers, featuring Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, Ranger Doug Green, and Paul Franklin, are just a few of the artists set to appear at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts at Pepperdine University during its 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Jen Danby-Led SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN Sets 2016 Florida Tour DatesJen Danby-Led SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN Sets 2016 Florida Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce the Florida 2016 tour of SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN, with additional tour dates to follow in New York City on April 22nd for Earth Day at 124 Bank St Theatre and in Long Island, NY, coinciding with the worldwide release of a film for new media version. (more...)

SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN with Jen Danby to Play 124 Bank Street Theatre, 4/22SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN with Jen Danby to Play 124 Bank Street Theatre, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce a one night only April 22nd Earth Day performance of SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN in NYC. (more...)

NY Public Library's Technical Assistant Steve Massa on Broadway's First 'Kiss'NY Public Library's Technical Assistant Steve Massa on Broadway's First 'Kiss'
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Mar 30, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Steve Massa, Library Technical Asst. III? of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on: Broadway's First “Kiss” (more...)

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