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Date of Birth: July 04, 1927 (89)
Birth Place: Bronx, NY, USA
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Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 8/26/2016Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 8/26/2016
by BWW - Aug 26, 2016

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 8/26/2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Splashy Artwork Revealed for Sutton Foster-Led SWEET CHARITYPhoto Flash: Splashy Artwork Revealed for Sutton Foster-Led SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

The New Group recently announced a two-week extension for Sweet Charity, the production launching the company's 2016-2017 Season, and revealed new artwork for the show along with the great news - check it out below! (more...)

BWW Preview: Desert Theatreworks Discusses Its 2016-17 SeasonBWW Preview: Desert Theatreworks Discusses Its 2016-17 Season
by Audrey Liebross - Aug 25, 2016

Desert Theatreworks (DTW), Palm Desert's 501(c)(3) community theatre, has received 64 nominations for the Desert Theatre League's 2016 Desert Star awards, the most of any company. Lance and Ron Phillips-Martinez, the spouses who serve as DTW's artistic director and executive director, respectively, sat down with Broadway World to discuss the company's nominations and its upcoming season. The 2016-17 season consists of two comedies, a murder mystery, two musicals, and a holiday revue featuring Frank Sinatra's songs: The Realistic Joneses, A Murder is Announced, Christmas My Way: A Sinatra Holiday Bash, 45 Seconds from Broadway, The Drowsy Chaperone, and Next to Normal. (more...)

Tony Winner RANDY GRAFF Makes Provincetown Debut August 29Tony Winner RANDY GRAFF Makes Provincetown Debut August 29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Producer Rick Murray's Crown & Anchor Broadway Series continues its 2016 season at the Paramount Cabaret in Provincetown, MA when Tony-winning Broadway veteran Randy Graff makes her Provincetown for one performances only, Monday, August 29 at 8:00 p.m.  Tickets are now on sale both for general admission seating and special VIP seats.  Pricing and additional information available online at www.onlyatthecrown.com, by phone at 508-487-1430, or at the Crown & Anchor box office, 247 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Our universal need to be remembered is the underlying theme of a behind-the-scenes baseball comedy by Ken Levine, an Emmy Award-winning writer (Cheers, M*A*S*H, The Simpsons), acclaimed sportscaster and former host of Dodger Talk. Andrew Barnicle directs the world premiere of Going... Going... GONE! for an Oct. 1 opening at the Hudson Guild Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

Christopher Jackson, HAIRSPRAY & More - BWW's Guide to Broadway on Fall TV!Christopher Jackson, HAIRSPRAY & More - BWW's Guide to Broadway on Fall TV!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 23, 2016

Broadway stars and a host of musical presentations are on tap for the upcoming 2016-17 primetime television season. Included in THE LINEUP will be new series starring HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson, FROZEN's Kristen Bell and BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY star Stephen Pasquale. (more...)

Broadway Veteran & 'Law & Order' Star Steven Hill Passes Away at 94Broadway Veteran & 'Law & Order' Star Steven Hill Passes Away at 94
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Steven Hill, best known as an original cast member on both the 1960s series Mission: Impossible and the 1990s drama Law & Order, passed away today (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Counting Down to Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 - The Schoenfeld TheatreBWW Exclusive: Counting Down to Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 - The Schoenfeld Theatre
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Aug 22, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to give you a sneak peek of the new book, with a look at: The Schoenfeld Theatre... (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of TRIBES at Barrington Stage CompanyPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of TRIBES at Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 22, 2016

Barrington Stage Company, the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presented the regional premiere of Nina Raine's  award-winning play,Tribes last night on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage and BroadwayWorld was there for the opening night and after party. (more...)

Sutton Foster-Led SWEET CHARITY Extends Off-BroadwaySutton Foster-Led SWEET CHARITY Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Due to demand, The New Group has announced a two-week extension for Sweet Charity, the production launching the company's 2016-2017 Season. (more...)

Guest Blog: Playwright Dave Hanson On WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOTGuest Blog: Playwright Dave Hanson On WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOT
by Guest Blogger: Dave Hanson - Aug 22, 2016

Playwright Dave Hanson on Beckett parody Waiting For Waiting For Godot at St James Theatre (more...)

VIDEO: THE ILLUSIONISTS' Jinger Leigh Counts Down 100 Days Until BroadwayVIDEO: THE ILLUSIONISTS' Jinger Leigh Counts Down 100 Days Until Broadway
by Michael Dale - Aug 17, 2016

Their new show is titled THE ILLUSIONISTS - TURN OF THE CENTURY, designed to transport audiences back to the golden age of magic. (more...)

VIDEO: Hilarious Behind The Scenes Look At OH, HELLO's 'Glamorous' Photo ShootVIDEO: Hilarious Behind The Scenes Look At OH, HELLO's 'Glamorous' Photo Shoot
by Michael Dale - Aug 17, 2016

The glamour of Broadway hasn't escaped Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland, the hilarious on-stage alter-egos of actors Nick Kroll and John Mulaney. (more...)

Have a Lark with BAREFOOT IN THE PARKHave a Lark with BAREFOOT IN THE PARK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

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BWW Review: THE ODD COUPLE Hits Close to Home at St VincentBWW Review: THE ODD COUPLE Hits Close to Home at St Vincent
by Greg Kerestan - Aug 16, 2016

From this famous play sprung the modern sitcom fully-formed, but it's a little darker than you might remember. (more...)

VIDEO: Four Seasons Meets Nine Lives as CATS Serenades JERSEY BOYSVIDEO: Four Seasons Meets Nine Lives as CATS Serenades JERSEY BOYS
by Michael Dale - Aug 15, 2016

After JERSEY BOYS welcomed their new neighbors with a Doo-Wop arrangement of 'Memory,' the Nine Lives set returned the favor. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Bids Fond Farewell to Fyvush FinkelNational Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Bids Fond Farewell to Fyvush Finkel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene has just sent out the following letter in remembrance of Fyvush Finkel, who passed away over the weekend. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/15/16- HAIRSPRAYSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/15/16- HAIRSPRAY
by Stage Tube - Aug 15, 2016

Today in 2002, Hairspray opened at the Neil Simon Theatre, where it ran for 2642 performances. Hairspray is a musical with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Shaiman and a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, based on the 1988 John Waters film Hairspray. In 1962 Baltimore, Maryland, plump teenager Tracy Turnblad's dream is to dance on The Corny Collins Show, a local TV dance program. When Tracy wins a role on the show, she becomes a celebrity overnight. She then launches a campaign to integrate the show. Hairspray is a social commentary on the injustices of parts of American society in the 1960s. (more...)

'Milling About' Podcast Visits with CATS Star Georgina Pazcoguin'Milling About' Podcast Visits with CATS Star Georgina Pazcoguin
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

This week's 'Milling About' Podcast visits with Georgina Pazcoguin, now playing Victoria the Cat in Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical CATS. (more...)

Dinah Manoff to Lead Workshop Series, Starting This September at BPADinah Manoff to Lead Workshop Series, Starting This September at BPA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Tony Award-winning actress Dinah Manoff will be teaching a series of classes through BPA this fall. (more...)

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