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Date of Birth: June 22, 1949 (67)
Gender: Female
BWW Previews: GLORIOUS! at Lompoc Civic TheatreBWW Previews: GLORIOUS! at Lompoc Civic Theatre
by Maggie Yates - Mar 24, 2017

Florence Foster Jenkins: you may have heard her name from a recent resurgence in popularity due to being portrayed by the un-ignorable Meryl Streep in the 2016 biopic. But before there was the movie, there was the play, Glorious! The True Story of Florence Foster Jenkins, The Worst Singer in the World by Peter Quilter, which begins its run in Lompoc this weekend at the Civic Auditorium, and has performances until April 9. (more...)

DIE BRUECKEN AM FLUSS - Das Broadway-Musical The Bridges of Madison County mit Christian Alexander Mueller, Maike Switzer und Roberta ValentiniDIE BRUECKEN AM FLUSS - Das Broadway-Musical The Bridges of Madison County mit Christian Alexander Mueller, Maike Switzer und Roberta Valentini
by Marcel Konrath - Mar 24, 2017

Die Brucken am Fluss - Das Broadway-Musical The Bridges of Madison County - Heartmade Productions bringt gemeinsam mit der Stadthalle Chemnitz das Broadway-Musical auf die Chemnitzer Buhne (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Shares Thoughts on Trump's Campaign Chairman's Ties to RussiaVIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Shares Thoughts on Trump's Campaign Chairman's Ties to Russia
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, Jimmy talked about the scandal involving Trump's former Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort who apparently has ties to Vladimir Putin. (more...)

Meryl Streep and Others to Champion Poetry at Lincoln CenterMeryl Streep and Others to Champion Poetry at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Actresses Meryl Streep, Meg Ryan, and Uzo Aduba; Grammy-winning jazz singer Cecile McLorin Salvant; best-selling author Sebastian Junger; food and travel writer Madhur Jaffrey; singer-songwriter Amanda Palmer; National Student Poet Joey Reisberg; and acclaimed poet/memoirist Elizabeth Alexander, among others, will read their favorite poems in celebration of National Poetry Month on April 19, 2017, at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall. (more...)

VIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Presents New Edition of #DrunkDonaldTrumpVIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Presents New Edition of #DrunkDonaldTrump
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Ivanka Trump is reportedly getting an office at the White House and top level security clearance. She will serve as her father's “eyes and ears” at the White House. (more...)

Pulitzerr Prize Winnning DOUBT Comes to Long IslandPulitzerr Prize Winnning DOUBT Comes to Long Island
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Long Island Repertory Company presents John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer Prize winning play DOUBT: A Parable at Theater 294 in East Farmingdale April 21 to May 6.. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Thinks Trump Should Watch Sesame Street Before Cutting PBS FundingVIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Thinks Trump Should Watch Sesame Street Before Cutting PBS Funding
by TV News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

President Trump released a proposed budget that would cut funding for PBS, Meals on Wheels, and The National Endowment for the Arts. Not only does he want to put a stop to federal funding for public broadcasting, he's already started cleaning house at PBS. (more...)

VIDEO: Thomas Sadoski Reveals Secret Marriage to Amanda Seyfried on JAMES CORDENVIDEO: Thomas Sadoski Reveals Secret Marriage to Amanda Seyfried on JAMES CORDEN
by TV News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, guest  Thomas Sadoski revealed that he and his fiancee, Amanda Seyfried eloped on Sunday! (more...)

Judith Light to Receive O'Neill Center's 17th Monte Cristo AwardJudith Light to Receive O'Neill Center's 17th Monte Cristo Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announces that iconic stage and film actress Judith Light will receive the 17th Monte Cristo Award. An alumna of the O'Neill, Judith first performed at the O'Neill's 1977 National Playwrights Conference. (more...)

Nathan Lane Attends the UK Premiere of THE FROGS in LondonNathan Lane Attends the UK Premiere of THE FROGS in London
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Nathan Lane, whose 2004 Broadway version of Stephen Sondheim's 'The Frogs' - an hilarious send up of Greek comedy and satire - has its UK premiere tonight (Thursday 16 March), attended the show last night at Jermyn Street Theatre in London's West End. (more...)

Cast Set for SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU in Rep at NYTWCast Set for SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU in Rep at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced casting for NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU, presented in repertory and directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and former NYTW 2050 Fellow Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. (more...)

SRO Theatre Company to Stage Columbus Premiere of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTYSRO Theatre Company to Stage Columbus Premiere of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

SRO Theatre Company's 2016-2017 season continues with the Central Ohio premiere of the Tony Award- (Best Score and Best Orchestrations) winning musical The Bridges of Madison County. The sweeping, romantic musical was written by Pulitzer Prize winner Marsha Norman ('night Mother) with music and lyrics by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade). (more...)

Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces the final production of its upcoming 2017 Summer Season will be Mark Medoff's Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning play, Children of a Lesser God, which will begin performances on Thursday, June 22 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage. Opening night is set for Saturday, June 24 at 8pm. (more...)

Cleveland Play House to Stage BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY This SpringCleveland Play House to Stage BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Cleveland Play House's Outcalt Theatre will be transformed into the rent-controlled apartment of ex-cop Walter 'Pops' Washington in the bold, fresh, and unfiltered work of renowned playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis. Packed with irreverent humor, lightning-quick dialogue, and tremendous heart, Between Riverside and Crazy is the Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy about family, pride, and redemption. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Talks to Bachelor Nick Viall & Fiancee Vanessa GrimaldiVIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Talks to Bachelor Nick Viall & Fiancee Vanessa Grimaldi
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, The Bachelor Nick and his fiancée Vanessa talked about what it was like watching themselves on the show, who they told about the outcome, where they plan to live, a possible wedding, Nick on 'Dancing with the Stars' and more. (more...)

BWW Review: MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING at Signature TheatreBWW Review: MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING at Signature Theatre
by Roger Catlin - Mar 13, 2017

Bad singers make interesting stories. After Meryl Streep got an Oscar nomination for her role as the classical world's Florence Foster Jenkins, last year, here comes Broadway's Debra Monk, warbling the pop repertoire of a mid-1960s musical misfit in a new musical full of Great White Way pedigree. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2017

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Robert James Waller, Author of 'Bridges of Madison County' Novel, Passes AwayRobert James Waller, Author of 'Bridges of Madison County' Novel, Passes Away
by Marissa Sblendorio - Mar 10, 2017

According to a longtime friend, Robert James Waller, bestselling author of 'The Bridges of Madison County,' has passed away at the age of 77.  (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Trump's Secret Meeting with TMZ's Harvey LevinVIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Trump's Secret Meeting with TMZ's Harvey Levin
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

President Trump met with Harvey Levin from TMZ at The White House to discuss all things gossip and celebrity. The TMZ TV show has historically been pretty tough on the Trump administration. (more...)

VIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL Breaks Down Republican's New Healthcare SolutionVIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL Breaks Down Republican's New Healthcare Solution
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Healthcare has been a controversial issue lately, made even more confusing by Representative Jason Chaffetz suggesting the solution for affording it might be giving up your iPhone. J (more...)

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