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Date of Birth: October 15, 1881
Date of Death: February 14, 1975 (93)
Birth Place: Guildford, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of JEEVES AT SEA at First Folio TheatrePhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of JEEVES AT SEA at First Folio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents the Chicago premiere of the witty comedy JEEVES AT SEA, opening Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 8:00 p.m., and running through February 28, 2016 with previews January 27- 29. Directed by Jeff Award nominee Alison C. Vesely (First Folio's Winter's Tale and The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe), the stars of First Folio's productions of Jeeves in Bloom and Jeeves Takes a Bow, will reprise their roles in JEEVES AT SEA, with Jim McCance as "Jeeves" and Christian Gray (The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe and Winter's Tale at First Folio Theatre, The Glass Menagerie at Oak Park Festival Theatre) as "Bertie." (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JEEVES AT SEA at First Folio TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at JEEVES AT SEA at First Folio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents the Chicago premiere of the witty comedy JEEVES AT SEA, opening Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 8:00 p.m., and running through February 28, 2016 with previews January 27- 29. Directed by Jeff Award nominee Alison C. Vesely (First Folio's Winter's Tale and The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe), the stars of First Folio's productions of Jeeves in Bloom and Jeeves Takes a Bow, will reprise their roles in JEEVES AT SEA, with Jim McCance as "Jeeves" and Christian Gray (The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe and Winter's Tale at First Folio Theatre, The Glass Menagerie at Oak Park Festival Theatre) as "Bertie." (more...)

Geva's 43rd Season to Continue with MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREETGeva's 43rd Season to Continue with MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

A family comedy by the playwright of Over the Tavern continues the 2015-2016 ESL Wilson Stage Series as Geva Theatre Center presents Miracle on South Division Street by Tom Dudzick and directed by Pamela Hunt in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from January 12 through February 7. (more...)

Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre to Set Sail with ANYTHING GOESWay Off Broadway Dinner Theatre to Set Sail with ANYTHING GOES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Two years ago, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, Frederick's only year-round producing regional theatre, celebrated its 20th anniversary season and opened with a beloved classic, The Sound of Music. To launch Way Off Broadway's new expanded six-show 2016 Season, the theatre will open with another classic, Anything Goes. The Cole Porter musical will kick off the season on Friday evening, January 15th. (more...)

First Folio Theatre to Stage Chicago Premiere of JEEVES AT SEAFirst Folio Theatre to Stage Chicago Premiere of JEEVES AT SEA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents the Chicago premiere of the witty comedy JEEVES AT SEA, opening Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 8:00 p.m., and running through February 28, 2016 with previews January 27- 29. Directed by Jeff Award nominee Alison C. Vesely (First Folio's Winter's Tale and The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe), the stars of First Folio's productions of Jeeves in Bloom and Jeeves Takes a Bow, will reprise their roles in JEEVES AT SEA, with Jim McCance as "Jeeves" and Christian Gray (The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe and Winter's Tale at First Folio Theatre, The Glass Menagerie at Oak Park Festival Theatre) as "Bertie." (more...)

'CHASING RAINBOWS' Premiere, Centered on Judy Garland, and More Set for Goodspeed's 2016 Season'CHASING RAINBOWS' Premiere, Centered on Judy Garland, and More Set for Goodspeed's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

For the first time in its 53 year history, two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals is offering a Two Theatre - Five Show Package. Today Michael Gennaro, Goodspeed's Executive Director, announced the five fantastic shows set for 2016. (more...)


by Iris Moebius - Sep 21, 2015

Das Stadttheater Bremerhaven eroffnete am Samstag, den 19. September 2015, die neue Spielzeit mit der Premiere des Broadway-Musicals ANYTHING GOES von Cole Porter. Um 19.30 Uhr hob sich der Vorhang im Großen Haus fur die beschwingte Reise skurriler Passagiere an Bord eines Luxusliners. In dem Tanzmusical der Extraklasse erklingen Songs wie „I get a kick out of you" oder „You're the top", die zu den beliebtesten Jazzstandards und Steppnummern gehoren. Regisseur Nico Rabenald inszeniert erstmals in Bremerhaven. Die Musikalische Leitung liegt beim 1. Kapellmeister Ido Arad. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Soulpepper's THE PLAY'S THE THING is Charmingly CleverBWW REVIEW: Soulpepper's THE PLAY'S THE THING is Charmingly Clever
by Jason Carlos - Sep 13, 2015

The latest revival of THE PLAY'S THE THING is another take at the Soulpepper favourite. Based on P.G. Wodehouse's adaptation of the 1926 classic, The Play at the Castle, and directed by Laszlo Marton who also took a stab at this production in both 1999 and 2003, you are sure in for a treat. (more...)

Photo Flash: ANYTHING GOES Begins Tonight at Lakewood Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: ANYTHING GOES Begins Tonight at Lakewood Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

It's De-Lightful, It's De-Lovely, It's ANYTHING GOES, opening tonight, September 11, at Lakewood Theatre Company. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars in costume below! (more...)

Music Legend Tony Bennett and Jazz Pianist Bill Charlap Record The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome KernMusic Legend Tony Bennett and Jazz Pianist Bill Charlap Record The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Columbia Records is proud to announce the release ofThe Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern, a new album from American musical legend Tony Bennett and acclaimed jazz pianist Bill Charlap, arriving Friday, September 25, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of ANYTHING GOES at Lakewood Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: Meet the Stars of ANYTHING GOES at Lakewood Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

It's De-Lightful, It's De-Lovely, It's ANYTHING GOES, opening September 11 at Lakewood Theatre Company. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars in costume below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 8/02/2015Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 8/02/2015
by BWW - Aug 2, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/02/2015 for Columbus (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Who Could Ask for Anything More of Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT?BWW REVIEW: Who Could Ask for Anything More of Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT?
by Jan Nargi - Aug 2, 2015

You won't be slipped a Mickey Finn, but Maine's Ogunquit Playhouse will knock you off your feet with its 'delishious' production of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT running through August 15. Chock-a-block full of bootleggers, playboys, dancing girls and temperance leaders, NICE WORK is a non-stop musical feast with non-stop screwball laughs. (more...)

Breaking News: Valerie Harper Replaced by Brenda Vaccaro in Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET ITBreaking News: Valerie Harper Replaced by Brenda Vaccaro in Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2015

Academy Award nominated film star Brenda Vaccaro will step into the role of Millicent Winter in the production of Nice Work If You Can Get It now playing on the Ogunquit Playhouse stage through August 15. (more...)

Vintage & Anchor Books Announce New August PublicationsVintage & Anchor Books Announce New August Publications
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

AUGUST PAPERBACK ORIGINALS. . . THUG NOTES: A Street-Smart Guide to Classic Literature by Sparky Sweets, PhD (Vintage • 304 pages • On Sale: 8/18/15 • Price: $14.95 • ISBN: 9781101873045).Sparky Sweets, PhD. and Wisecrack proudly present this outrageously funny, ultra-sharp guide to literature based on the hit online series, Thug Notes. Inside, you'll find hilarious plot breakdowns and masterful analyses of sixteen of literature's most beloved classics, including: The Catcher in the Rye, To Kill A Mockingbird, Pride & Prejudice, The Color Purple, Hamlet, Things Fall Apart, and more! Thug Notes has been featured on BET, PBS, and NPR and has been used in hundreds of classrooms around the world. Whether you're a student, teacher, or straight-up literary gangster like Dr. Sweets, THUG NOTES has got you covered. You'll certainly never look at literature the same way again. PUBLICIST: David Archer • 212-572-2331 • darcher@penguinrandomhouse.com (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Valerie Harper, Sally Struthers and More in Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET ITPhoto Flash: First Look at Valerie Harper, Sally Struthers and More in Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a first look at Ogunquit Playhouse's stage, screen and television Valerie Harper starring in the role of the wealthy and stylish 'Millicent Winter' in the delightful Nice Work If You Can Get It, on stage July 22, to August 15.  Check out the cast in action below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 7/26/2015Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 7/26/2015
by BWW - Jul 26, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/26/2015 for Columbus (more...)

Sally Struthers & Valerie Harper Lead NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, Beginning Tonight at Ogunquit PlayhouseSally Struthers & Valerie Harper Lead NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, Beginning Tonight at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse recently announced that star of stage, screen and television Valerie Harper would star in the role of the wealthy and stylish 'Millicent Winter' in the delightful Nice Work If You Can Get It, on stage tonight, July 22, to August 15. (more...)

All Aboard! STAGES St. Louis' ANYTHING GOES Sets Sail TodayAll Aboard! STAGES St. Louis' ANYTHING GOES Sets Sail Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

STAGES St. Louis continues the voyage through its 29th season with the tap-happy Broadway classic, Anything Goes. The de-lovely Cole Porter musical comedy from Broadway's Golden Age kicks off performances today, July 17th, where it will run through August 16th at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood. (more...)

From the BroadwayWorld Vaults: Relive the Magic of ANYTHING GOES!From the BroadwayWorld Vaults: Relive the Magic of ANYTHING GOES!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 16, 2015

In honor of Throwback Thursday, BroadwayWorld is celebrating the past with a new series that will take you back in time with some of our favorite vintage video features. That's right- we are opening up the BroadwayWorld Vaults to reminisce on shows are long gone from the Broadway-scene, but have left an indelible mark on the world of theatre as a whole. Today, we bring you a vintage video from 2011. Relive the magic of ANYTHING GOES below! (more...)

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