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Date of Birth: January 12, 1960 (56)
Birth Place: Windsor, ON, CANADA
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Andrea McArdle, Maureen McGovern, Christine Andreas & Faith Prince to Bring 4 GIRLS 4 to Mayo CenterAndrea McArdle, Maureen McGovern, Christine Andreas & Faith Prince to Bring 4 GIRLS 4 to Mayo Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Four dynamic, award-winning Broadway musical stars -- Andrea McArdle (Broadway's original 'Annie'), Maureen McGovern (#1 Gold record 'The Morning After'), Christine Andreas (Oklahoma!, On Your Toes) and Faith Prince (Tony winner Guys & Dolls) -- come together in concert for an evening of song, laughter and memories in 4 Girls 4, coming to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 8 pm. (more...)

Oxfam Joins With Minnie Driver & More to Launch 'I Hear You' Project In Support Of RefugeesOxfam Joins With Minnie Driver & More to Launch 'I Hear You' Project In Support Of Refugees
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Today Oxfam launches 'I Hear You', a project designed to amplify the personal stories of the world's most vulnerable refugees with some of Hollywood's leading voices. (more...)

Sue Jean Kim, Omar Metwally, Stephen O'Reilly Perform Plays by Hell's Kitchen 9 and 10-Year-OldsSue Jean Kim, Omar Metwally, Stephen O'Reilly Perform Plays by Hell's Kitchen 9 and 10-Year-Olds
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The 52nd Street Project makes a difference in the lives of countless Hell's Kitchen (Clinton) kids by pairing them with theater professionals who mentor them through the creation of original theater. Perhaps the most poignant presentations made by The 52nd Street Project are those in its semi-annual Playmaking series, which features the Project's youngest Hell's Kitchen mentees-nine- and ten-year-olds who have just begun their theatrical education-writing for accomplished professional actors and revealing their work to a public audience for the first time. Accomplished professional actors including Sue Jean Kim (theater: Aubergine; film: Maggie's Plan, Bachelorette), Omar Metwally (film: Twilight: Breaking Dawn II, Rendition; TV: "The Affair," "Mr. Robot"), Stephen O'Reilly ("Inside Amy Schumer," "Orange is the New Black," "Girls"), Annie Purcell (The Coast of Utopia, Awake & Sing) and others will perform in Infinity and Beyond: The Ultimate Plays, the Project's Fall 2016 Playmaking show. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 10/11 - 11/11 on NBCScoop: TODAY 10/11 - 11/11 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Oct 31, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY 10/11 - 11/11, airing on NBC (more...)

Burning Coal Theatre Company Presents David Edgar's WRITTEN ON THE HEARTBurning Coal Theatre Company Presents David Edgar's WRITTEN ON THE HEART
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Burning Coal Theatre Company will present David Edgar's†Written on the Heart, a drama about the creation of the King James Bible.†The play will run†December 1-3, 8-10 and 15-17, 2016 at†7:30 pm†and†December 4, 11 and 18th†at†2 pmat Burning Coal's Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27604.† (more...)

BWW Interview: Donna Lynne Champlin Previews Paula's Turn in Season 2 of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIENDBWW Interview: Donna Lynne Champlin Previews Paula's Turn in Season 2 of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND
by Matt Tamanini - Oct 21, 2016

A year and a half ago, it was in no way certain that the quirky musical comedy CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND was going to make it to television. After hitting a developmental snag as a 30-minute pilot for Showtime, creators Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna repackaged the series as a 44-minute show for Showtime's sister network, The CW. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Matthew Broderick, Megan Hilty & More Star in RULES DON'T APPLYVIDEO: First Look - Matthew Broderick, Megan Hilty & More Star in RULES DON'T APPLY
by Movies News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Alec Baldwin, Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, Lily Collins, Ed Harris, Megan Hilty, Oliver Platt and Martin Sheen star in RULES DON'T APPLY. (more...)

Skyhorse Publishes Official Motion Picture Tie-In book to Oliver Stone's New Movie, SNOWDENSkyhorse Publishes Official Motion Picture Tie-In book to Oliver Stone's New Movie, SNOWDEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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First Wave of SCREAMFEST 2016 Lineup AnnouncedFirst Wave of SCREAMFEST 2016 Lineup Announced
by Movies News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Screamfest Horror Film Festival is proud to announce that†the following films have been admitted to the festival - the first wave of the†2016 line up. (more...)

Warren Beatty's RULES DON'T APPLY World Premiere To Open 30th Edition Of AFI FEST 2016 Presented By AudiWarren Beatty's RULES DON'T APPLY World Premiere To Open 30th Edition Of AFI FEST 2016 Presented By Audi
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

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SKYLIGHT by David Hare Opens Burning Coal Theatre Company's 20th SeasonSKYLIGHT by David Hare Opens Burning Coal Theatre Company's 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Burning Coal Theatre Company will open its 20th†season in Raleigh, North Carolina with David Hare's†Skylight, a love story about a brashly swaggering, politically conservative middle-aged businessman in the hotels and restaurants trade who stumbles back into the life of a progressive-minded, younger woman with whom he had a tempestuous affair years †before. †The play will run Thursdays through Saturdays,†Oct. 6-9, 13-15 and 20-22, 2016 at†7:30 p.m.†and Sundays,†October 9, 16, and 23, 2016 at†2 p.m.†Performances will take place†at Burning Coal's Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27604. (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...)

VIDEO: Megan Hilty, Matthew Broderick & More Return to 1950's Hollywood in RULES DON'T APPLYVIDEO: Megan Hilty, Matthew Broderick & More Return to 1950's Hollywood in RULES DON'T APPLY
by Movies News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Megan Hilty (NOISES OFF, SMASH), Matthew Broderick (THE PRODUCERS), Warren Beatty and more star in the new film RULES DON'T APPLY (more...)

BWW Interview: Faith Prince of FANCY FAITH at Hudson Stage CompanyBWW Interview: Faith Prince of FANCY FAITH at Hudson Stage Company
by Kathryn Kitt - Jul 11, 2016

Tony award winner FAITH PRINCE in concert to benefit Hudson Stage Company. All proceeds directly benefit the upcoming season of Hudson Stage Company - a non-profit professional theatre dedicated to producing provocative, affordable and transformative theatre to its audiences. (more...)

Skyhorse to Publish 'Snowden' Screenplay by Kieran Fitzgerald and Oliver StoneSkyhorse to Publish 'Snowden' Screenplay by Kieran Fitzgerald and Oliver Stone
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

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Open Road Films Acquires Animated Feature Film PLAYMOBIL Based on Iconic Toy BrandOpen Road Films Acquires Animated Feature Film PLAYMOBIL Based on Iconic Toy Brand
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2016

Tom Ortenberg, CEO of Open Road Films, today announced the acquisition of all U.S. distribution rights to the animated feature film PLAYMOBIL (more...)

High-Concept Action Thriller WHEELMAN Coming to Netflix in 2017High-Concept Action Thriller WHEELMAN Coming to Netflix in 2017
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to the high-concept action thriller WHEELMAN starring Frank Grillo. (more...)

Photo Flash: Comedians Lewis Black, Kathleen Madigan and More in The 52nd Street Project's LAUGHING MATTERS BenefitPhoto Flash: Comedians Lewis Black, Kathleen Madigan and More in The 52nd Street Project's LAUGHING MATTERS Benefit
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

On May 2nd, The 52nd Street Project held their annual benefit, LAUGHING MATTERS, Kids' Stand-up, Adults Deliver at the Edison Ballroom in New York. The raucous sold-out event hosted by comedians Lewis Black and Kathleen Madigan, was The Project's most successful to date with over 350 people in attendance, raising funds for the Project's academic and artistic mentoring programming. The Project makes a difference in the lives of Hell's Kitchen (Clinton) kids by pairing them with theater professionals who mentor them through the creation of original theater. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

FRESH START to Run 4/1-3 at 52nd Street Project's Five Angels TheaterFRESH START to Run 4/1-3 at 52nd Street Project's Five Angels Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

The 52nd Street Project makes a difference in the lives of countless Hell's Kitchen (Clinton) kids by pairing them with theater professionals who mentor them through the creation of original theater. Perhaps the most poignant presentations made by The 52nd Street Project are those in its semi-annual Playmaking series, which features the Project's youngest Hell's Kitchen mentees-ten year-olds who have just begun their theatrical education-writing for accomplished professional actors and revealing their work to a public audience for the first time. Accomplished professional actors including Dan Butler, Carson Elrod, Daniel Jenkins, Matt Saldivar and others will perform in Fresh Start: The Rejuvenation Plays, the Project's Spring 2016 Playmaking show. (more...)

NBC Primetime Schedule, 3/7 - 4/3NBC Primetime Schedule, 3/7 - 4/3
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

NBC PRIMETIME SCHEDULE (as of : 3/7/2016 ) Monday March 7, 2016 - Sunday April 3, 2016 (more...)

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