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Date Of Birth:
March 19, 1963 (51)
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Detroit, MI, USA
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Stephen Spinella, Penelope Allen & More Join Peter Sarsgaard in CSC's HAMLET; Full Cast Announced!Stephen Spinella, Penelope Allen & More Join Peter Sarsgaard in CSC's HAMLET; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick, Managing Director Jeff Griffin and Executive Director Greg Reiner, announced complete casting today for their upcoming production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring acclaimed actor Peter Sarsgaard as Hamlet, and directed by Austin Pendleton. (more...)

Green Light Productions Announces SHORTIES Selections, Running 3/19-29Green Light Productions Announces SHORTIES Selections, Running 3/19-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Green Light Productions present 'shorties', five short, comedic plays written and directed by women, running March 19th-29th at The Miles Memorial Playhouse in Santa Monica, Calif. (more...)

Merritt Wever Leads MCC Theater's THE NETHER, Opening TonightMerritt Wever Leads MCC Theater's THE NETHER, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

The Nether runs now through March 15, 2015 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street), with opening night set for tonight, February 24th. (more...)

VIDEO: Kristen Bell, Fred Armisen, and More Spoof BIRDMAN at Independent Spirit AwardsVIDEO: Kristen Bell, Fred Armisen, and More Spoof BIRDMAN at Independent Spirit Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2015

Last night, the Independent Spirit Awards ceremony took place in LA, and Kristen Bell and Fred Armisen had a little surprise for viewers: a parody on the award-winning film BIRDMAN. Check out the clip below! (more...)

BIRDMAN Tops 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards; Winners Announced!BIRDMAN Tops 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards; Winners Announced!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 21, 2015

Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards, Los Angeles Film Festival and Film Independent at LACMA, handed out top honors to Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), Boyhood, Whiplash and Nightcrawler at this afternoon's 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards. (more...)

Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury to Present JEEVES AND WOOSTER IN PERFECT NONSENSEMarlowe Theatre, Canterbury to Present JEEVES AND WOOSTER IN PERFECT NONSENSE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

COMEDIAN Robert Webb leads the cast of Jeeves And Wooster In Perfect Nonsense at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, next month. (more...)

Eric McCormack to Star in New Family Drama STUDIO CITY for FOXEric McCormack to Star in New Family Drama STUDIO CITY for FOX
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Eric McCormack, who recently starred in the TNT drama series PERCEPTION, will now take on the lead role in the upcoming FOX family drama STUDIO CITY. (more...)

Sarah Victoria Bennett's THE FOX AND BOULDER to Begin 3/13 at Ophelia TheaterSarah Victoria Bennett's THE FOX AND BOULDER to Begin 3/13 at Ophelia Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2015

The Fox and Boulder, written and directed by Sarah Victoria Bennett, will be presented by Ophelia Theatre Group on Fridays and Saturdays: March 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 at 8pm and Sundays: March 15, 22, 29 at 6pm. (more...)

Broadway Play Publishing Inc Appoints New Executive DirectorBroadway Play Publishing Inc Appoints New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

Broadway Play Publishing Inc is pleased to announce that Michael Q. Fellmeth has joined as a managing partner. Mr. Fellmeth spent seventeen years with Dramatists Play Service, the last seven as Vice President, and brings a reputation for innovation and business growth in the play publishing and licensing industry. (more...)

Merritt Wever, Peter Friedman, Frank Wood and More Lead MCC Theater's THE NETHER, Beginning TonightMerritt Wever, Peter Friedman, Frank Wood and More Lead MCC Theater's THE NETHER, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

MCC Theater presents the New York premiere of Jennifer Haley's The Nether directed by Anne Kaufman. Ben Rosenfield, memorably of the final two seasons of 'Boardwalk Empire,' and rising talent Sophia Anne Caruso will take on the roles of Woodnut and Iris, respectively. As previously announced, The Nether will also star 'Nurse Jackie' Emmy Award winner Merritt Wever, New York theater veteran Peter Friedman and Tony Award winner Frank Wood. (more...)

'Central Park Five' to Attend THE BULLPEN This Weekend for Post-Show Talk'Central Park Five' to Attend THE BULLPEN This Weekend for Post-Show Talk
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

The Central Park Five, the group of five young black and Latino youths falsely arrested and convicted in 1989 for the brutal beating and rape of a white woman in Central Park, will attend a performance of The Bullpen, the one-man - 18-character comedy written and performed by Joe Assadourian, (now playing through March 21) at The Playroom Theater (151 West 46th Street -- just east of Broadway) it was announced today by producer Eric Krebs (in association with The Fortune Society). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/30/2015 - BROOKLYNITE, THE NETHER, PHANTOM at 27 and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/30/2015 - BROOKLYNITE, THE NETHER, PHANTOM at 27 and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jan 30, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: BROOKLYNITE begins off-Broadway, THE NETHER starts at the Duke of York's in London, and PHANTOM marks 27 years on the Great White Way! (more...)

Hot Ticket! Amanda Seyfried to Make Off-Broadway Debut Opposite Thomas Sadoski in Neil LaBute's THE WAY WE GET BYHot Ticket! Amanda Seyfried to Make Off-Broadway Debut Opposite Thomas Sadoski in Neil LaBute's THE WAY WE GET BY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

It's going to be a hot ticket! Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) has just announced that film star Amanda Seyfried (Les Miserables, Dear John, Mamma Mia!, upcoming Ted 2 and Pan) will make her off- Broadway debut opposite Thomas Sadoski (The Newsroom, Wild, upcoming in NBC's The Slap) in the upcoming world premiere production of NEIL LaBUTE's drama, THE WAY WE GET BY. Directed by Tony nominee LEIGH SILVERMAN, the production will begin previews on April 28, 2015 and officially open on May 20, 2015 at Second Stage Theatre, 305 West 43rd Street. (more...)

Piece Project & VS. Theatre Company to Offer Reading of Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Joe Derrick's CARDAMOM TodayPiece Project & VS. Theatre Company to Offer Reading of Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Joe Derrick's CARDAMOM Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

THE PIECE PROJECT and VS. THEATRE COMPANY present an exclusive Los Angeles reading of Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Joe Derrick's CARDAMOM on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 8pm. Founded by Devon Gummersall and Andrew Carlberg, THE PIECE PROJECT is a celebrity-based theater ensemble. Every two-three months, The Piece Project hosts a play reading to benefit a local Los Angeles theater company. Devon Gummersall will direct this reading of CARDAMOM, whose cast includes JB Blanc, James D'Arcy, Anastasia Griffith and Alicia Witt. (more...)

THE OTHER PLACE to Make Chicago Premiere at Profiles Theatre, 2/13-4/5THE OTHER PLACE to Make Chicago Premiere at Profiles Theatre, 2/13-4/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Profiles Theatre continues its 26th Season with the Chicago premiere of The Other Place by Sharr White, directed by Artistic Director Joe Jahraus. The production runs February 13 - April 5, 2015 at Profiles Theatre's The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway. The press opening is Thursday, February 19 at 8pm. (more...)

Sherie Rene Scott is Back with WHORL INSIDE A LOOP at Second Stage; Dick Scanlan and Michael Mayer Will Direct!Sherie Rene Scott is Back with WHORL INSIDE A LOOP at Second Stage; Dick Scanlan and Michael Mayer Will Direct!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz Executive Director) will conclude its 2014-15 season with the world premiere of WHORL INSIDE A LOOP, a new play by Dick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott, co-directed by Michael Mayer and Mr. Scanlan, the creative team behind the Tony-nominated, critically acclaimed hit, Everyday Rapture, which had its world premiere at Second Stage Theatre in 2009. (more...)

Centaur Theatre to Present Outside the March's TERMINUS, Jan 20-Feb 15Centaur Theatre to Present Outside the March's TERMINUS, Jan 20-Feb 15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Centaur Theatre presents the Quebec premiere of the Outside the March (OtM) production of Terminus by Irish playwright, Mark O'Rowe. (more...)

Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab to Present THE GOOD GIRL, Starring Penny FullerManhattan Musical Theatre Lab to Present THE GOOD GIRL, Starring Penny Fuller
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Composer-Lyricist-Bookwriter Mary Liz McNamara is currently working on Body and Soul based on the 2009 documentary by filmmaker Alice Elliott. Excerpts from Body and Soul were seen at New York Theater Barn in October 2014. Awards: 2013 Bistro Award for Songwriting, 2011 BMI Foundation Harrington Award for creative achievement in musical theater, two MAC awards and six ASCAP PLUS awards. Mary Liz is a frequent NYC performer, and her songs are performed by cabaret and musical theater artists across the country. She is a member of the BMI Musical Theater Workshop (as a composer/lyricist and a librettist), and about a million other performing arts unions and organizations. Her song 'Bacon' was used in an episode of 'So You Think You Can Dance.' (more...)

Ben Rosenfield & Sophia Anne Caruso Join Cast of MCC Theater's THE NETHERBen Rosenfield & Sophia Anne Caruso Join Cast of MCC Theater's THE NETHER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

MCC THEATER has announced complete casting for the New York premiere of Jennifer Haley's The Nether directed by Anne Kaufman. Ben Rosenfield, memorably of the final two seasons of "Boardwalk Empire," and rising talent Sophia Anne Caruso will take on the roles of Woodnut and Iris, respectively. As previously announced, The Nether will also star "Nurse Jackie" Emmy Award winner Merritt Wever, New York theater veteran Peter Friedman and Tony Award winner Frank Wood. (more...)

Pinch 'N' Ouch Theatre Finds New Home in Candler ParkPinch 'N' Ouch Theatre Finds New Home in Candler Park
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

"Finally, we have a place to call home," says Producing Artistic Director Grant McGowen who landed a new theater across the street from the popular farm table restaurant Ration & Dram. McGowen has seen a number of Atlanta venues including the Hertz Stage, 14th Street Playhouse, 7Stages, and most recently a Church basement in the Virginia Highlands. (more...)

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