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Date Of Birth:
January 12, 1960 (55)
Birth Place:
Windsor, ON, CANADA
Gender:
Male
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Raleigh's Burning Coal Presents TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD, 9/9Raleigh's Burning Coal Presents TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD, 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2010

Burning Coal's 2010/2011 season will include: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Christopher Sergel from the novel by Harper Lee directed by Randolph Curtis Rand (September 9 - 26, 2010), ST. NICHOLAS by Conor McPherson, directed by Randolph Curtis Rand (November 4 - 21, 2010), CROWNS by Regina Taylor, directed by Rebecca Holderness (December 2 - 19, 2010), BLUE by Kelly Doyle, directed by Mark Sutch (January 13 - 30, 2011) and THE SHAPE OF THE TABLE by David Edgar, directed by Jerome Davis (April 7 - 24, 2011). (more...)

HBO's 'Bored to Death' Kicks Off Second Season, 9/26HBO's 'Bored to Death' Kicks Off Second Season, 9/26
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2010

Jonathan Ames has a 'day job' as a writer but there's plenty to keep him busy on other fronts. His work as an unlicensed private detective is flourishing, he's moonlighting as a teacher of fiction writing, and he's getting in and out of trouble with his best friends George and Ray. (more...)

Oliver Platt Joins 'X-Men: First Class' Flick Oliver Platt Joins 'X-Men: First Class' Flick
by Movies News Desk - Aug 16, 2010

Deadline.com reports that stage and screen vet Oliver Platt is the latest star to join the newest X-Men film, X-Men: First Class. He will be appearing alongside a growing list of stars including Kevin Bacon, who will play a villain who fights Charles Xavier, played by James McAvoy and Magneto, played by Michael Fassbender. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Showtime With The Cinema Society Host A Screening Of 'The Big C'Photo Coverage: Showtime With The Cinema Society Host A Screening Of 'The Big C'
by Movies News Desk - Aug 8, 2010

August 7 was the Showtime with The Cinema Society screening of 'The Big C' at the private home of Donna Karan in Easy Hampton, New York. Those in attendance included Martha Stewart, Laura Linney, Sarah Jessica Parker, and more. Broadwayworld brings you coverage from the event below. (more...)

Raleigh's Burning Coal Presents TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD, CROWNS, et al. in 2010-11 SeasonRaleigh's Burning Coal Presents TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD, CROWNS, et al. in 2010-11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2010

Burning Coal's 2010/2011 season will include: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Christopher Sergel from the novel by Harper Lee directed by Randolph Curtis Rand (September 9 - 26, 2010), ST. NICHOLAS by Conor McPherson, directed by Randolph Curtis Rand (November 4 - 21, 2010), CROWNS by Regina Taylor, directed by Rebecca Holderness (December 2 - 19, 2010), BLUE by Kelly Doyle, directed by Mark Sutch (January 13 - 30, 2011) and THE SHAPE OF THE TABLE by David Edgar, directed by Jerome Davis (April 7 - 24, 2011). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Linney & Sidibe Premere Showtime's 'The Big C' - Premiere Episode!STAGE TUBE: Linney & Sidibe Premere Showtime's 'The Big C' - Premiere Episode!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 29, 2010

As BroadwayWorld has perviously reported, Tony nominee Laura Linney leads the cast of the new Showtime drama, The Big C, premiering on the network on August 16. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the full pilot episode, directed by Academy Award-winning film maker Bill Condon! (more...)

Dancy, Hahn, Knight Join Cast Of MY IDIOT BROTHERDancy, Hahn, Knight Join Cast Of MY IDIOT BROTHER
by Movies News Desk - Jul 21, 2010

Anthony Bregman of Likely Story and Peter Saraf and Marc Turtletaub of Big Beach announced today that Hugh Dancy ('Confessions of a Shopaholic,' 'Adam'), Kathryn Hahn ('Revolutionary Road,' 'Step Brothers'), Academy Award-nominated actress Shirley Knight, and Janet Montgomery ('Black Swan'), have joined the cast of the Jesse Peretz directed, 'My Idiot Brother,' a comedy about family and the sacrifices it takes to deal with them. (more...)

Warner Bros. to Run 'Nip/Tuck' in SyndicationWarner Bros. to Run 'Nip/Tuck' in Syndication
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2010

Logo announced today that it has acquired the off-cable syndication rights to the groundbreaking dramatic series 'Nip/Tuck' in a four-year licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. This deal marks the premiere for the series in syndication. The agreement includes all 100 episodes spanning the complete seven seasons of the Golden Globe(R) Award-winning and multiple Emmy(R) Award-nominated drama. (more...)

Burning Coal Theatre Co Annual Adult Acting Class Open For EnrollmentBurning Coal Theatre Co Annual Adult Acting Class Open For Enrollment
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2010

Burning Coal Theatre Company's annual adult acting class, taught by Artistic Director Jerome Davis, is enrolling now. (more...)

Cynthia Nixon Cast in Showtime's 'The Big C'Cynthia Nixon Cast in Showtime's 'The Big C'
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2010

Deadline.com reports that Tony-, Emmy-, and Grammy-winner Cynthia Nixon ('Sex and the City,' RABBIT HOLE) has joined the cast of Showtime's 'The Big C' in a recurring role. There is no word on whether or not this will affect her chances of starring in a West End production of AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN, as was rumored and reported by BroadwayWorld earlier this month. (more...)

Lauren Graham to Join Scream 4?Lauren Graham to Join Scream 4?
by Movies News Desk - Jun 18, 2010

According to published reports, Guys and Dolls alumna Lauren Graham may be joing the cast of Scream 4, which begins production on June 28 in Ann Arbor Michigan. No official statement on her participation has been released. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Character Sketches From DOROTHY OF OZ FilmPhoto Flash: First Character Sketches From DOROTHY OF OZ Film
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2010

'Dorothy of Oz' stars Lea Michele, Hugh Dancy, Megan Hilty, Jim Belushi, Martin Short, Dan Aykroyd, Kelsey Grammer, Oliver Platt and Patrick Stewart. (more...)

Hatosy, Kennedy & Cox Announced To Join DEXTER And THE BIG CHatosy, Kennedy & Cox Announced To Join DEXTER And THE BIG C
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2010

SHOWTIME has announced some key talent castings for some of its acclaimed returning and new original series. For DEXTER, noted actors Shawn Hatosy and Maria Doyle Kennedy are signing on as 5th season guest stars and Julie Benz, whose character Rita was found dead in the 4th season finale, will make a guest appearance in one episode of the acclaimed drama series, premiering this fall. Additionally, award-winning actor Brian Cox will also appear in one episode of THE BIG C, which debuts August 16th at 10:30p PT/ET. (more...)

Michele, Hilty, Stewart Lead Cast of WIZARD OF OZ Animated FeatureMichele, Hilty, Stewart Lead Cast of WIZARD OF OZ Animated Feature
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2010

Today production company Summertime Entertainment makes an official casting announcement for their anticipated animated musical feature film, 'Dorothy of Oz'. This announcement also includes the decision to produce the film in Stereoscopic 3D, and the launch of a new interactive teaser website, www.dorothyofoz.com. (more...)

Idris Elba Joins Laura Linney In Showtime's THE BIG CIdris Elba Joins Laura Linney In Showtime's THE BIG C
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2010

Noted film and television actor Idris Elba has signed on as a guest star in four episodes of the new SHOWTIME dark comedy series THE BIG C, premiering August 16TH at 10:30p PT/ET. Elba will play 'Lenny,' a painter who forms a relationship with headliner Laura Linney. The 13-episode series is currently shooting in Stamford, Connecticut. (more...)

Tufts University Honors Oliver Platt with P.T. Barnum Award, 6/7Tufts University Honors Oliver Platt with P.T. Barnum Award, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2010

Tufts University will honor Oliver Platt at the 6th Annual P.T. Barnum Awards For Excellence in Entertainment June 7. The event has been entitled 'From Ballou to Broadway' and will take place at the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center. (more...)

Paul Rudd To Star In MY IDIOT BROTHER, Production Begins In NYC In JulyPaul Rudd To Star In MY IDIOT BROTHER, Production Begins In NYC In July
by Movies News Desk - Jun 3, 2010

Anthony Bregman of Likely Story and Peter Saraf and Marc Turtletaub of Big Beach announced that Paul Rudd has signed on to star in 'My Idiot Brother,' a comedy about family and the sacrifices it takes to deal with them. (more...)

DVR Alert: Talk Show Listings Tuesday, June 1- Taye Diggs & MoreDVR Alert: Talk Show Listings Tuesday, June 1- Taye Diggs & More
by TV News Desk - May 30, 2010

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'Micmacs' & 'Holy Rollers' Added to REEL TALK With Stephen Farber, 4/26 & 5/17'Micmacs' & 'Holy Rollers' Added to REEL TALK With Stephen Farber, 4/26 & 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2010

The following titles have just been added to the Spring schedule for Reel Talk with Stephen Farber, the film series at the Wadsworth Theatre. Reel Talk with Stephen Farber is presented in partnership with RICHMARK Entertainment and Landmark Theatres. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Please Give at the Tribeca Film FestivalPhoto Coverage: Please Give at the Tribeca Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Apr 28, 2010

The premiere of 'Please Give' took place during the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center on April 27, 2010. (more...)

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