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Date of Birth: April 24, 1949 (67)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
UGLY LIES THE BONE's Mamie Gummer and More to Honor Lindsey Ferrentino at Kesselring CeremonyUGLY LIES THE BONE's Mamie Gummer and More to Honor Lindsey Ferrentino at Kesselring Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The beloved award-winning actress Tovah Feldshuh and actress Mamie Gummer will be among those on hand to salute playwright Lindsey Ferrentino when she receives the 2016 Kesselring Prize for Playwriting on Monday, Nov. 14 at 7 pm at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South).  (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

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HBO to Debut New Comedy Series HIGH MAINTENANCE, TodayHBO to Debut New Comedy Series HIGH MAINTENANCE, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Providing a glimpse into the homes and routines of eccentric New Yorkers, the comedy series HIGH MAINTENANCE explores the private lives of these unique individuals through a common thread: their weed deliveryman. (more...)

RAGTIME Eyes Full, Immersive Ellis Island Production in 2017RAGTIME Eyes Full, Immersive Ellis Island Production in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The concert presentation might have wrapped up last night, but that doesn't mean it's the end of Ragtime. Event presenter Suzanne Friedman has an eye towards an immersive, full production of the acclaimed American musical on Ellis Island in 2017. (more...)

HBO to Debut New Comedy Series HIGH MAINTENANCE, 9/16HBO to Debut New Comedy Series HIGH MAINTENANCE, 9/16
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Providing a glimpse into the homes and routines of eccentric New Yorkers, the comedy series HIGH MAINTENANCE explores the private lives of these unique individuals through a common thread: their weed deliveryman. (more...)

Starry RAGTIME ON ELLIS ISLAND Sets Special Ticket LotteryStarry RAGTIME ON ELLIS ISLAND Sets Special Ticket Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Ragtime On Ellis Island is pleased to announce that a limited number of seats to the highly anticipated site-specific developmental concert on Monday, August 8, will be distributed to the public by way of an online ticket lottery (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell and Andy Mientus Join Laura Michelle Kelly, Brandon Victor Dixon & More in RAGTIME on Ellis IslandBrian Stokes Mitchell and Andy Mientus Join Laura Michelle Kelly, Brandon Victor Dixon & More in RAGTIME on Ellis Island
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Ragtime On Ellis Island just announced that Tony Award winner and Original Broadway cast member Brian Stokes Mitchell (Shuffle Along, Man of La Mancha) and acclaimed stage and television star Andy Mientus (Spring Awakening, Les Miserables) have joined the lineup of the highly anticipated site-specific developmental concert on Monday, August 8. The all-star cast, directed by Sammi Cannold (Violet on a moving bus at A.R.T; Assistant Director for Diane Paulus & Rachel Chavkin), will perform a selection of songs from the Tony Award-winning musical that features music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and a book by Terrence McNally. The concert is being presented by Suzanne Friedman with an eye towards an immersive, full production of the acclaimed American musical on Ellis Island in 2017. (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly, Brandon Victor Dixon & More Set for Site-Specific RAGTIME Concert on Ellis IslandLaura Michelle Kelly, Brandon Victor Dixon & More Set for Site-Specific RAGTIME Concert on Ellis Island
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

The Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime will receive a one-night site-specific developmental concert on Ellis Island on August 8, 2016. An all-star cast of Broadway and Off-Broadway veterans including Olivier winner Laura Michelle Kelly, Tony and Grammy nominee Brandon Victor Dixon, Emmy winner Michael Park, Robert Petkoff, Shaina Taub, and five-time Emmy nominee Georgia Engel will perform a selection of songs from the American musical with music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. Sammi Cannold will direct the concert in anticipation of a full production in 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside TDF's Open Doors Graduation with Kathleen Marshall, Scott Landis & MorePhoto Flash: Inside TDF's Open Doors Graduation with Kathleen Marshall, Scott Landis & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

On Monday night over 400 guests including current and past New York City high school students, and the performing arts professional mentors who have participated in TDF's Open Doors, the theatre arts mentoring program that TDF founded in 1998 with playwright Wendy Wasserstein, attended this year's graduation at The Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street, NYC).   (more...)

TDF Open Doors Graduation Held Next MondayTDF Open Doors Graduation Held Next Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

Over 400 guests including current and past New York City high school students, and the performing arts professional mentors who have participated in TDF's Open Doors, the theatre arts mentoring program that TDF founded in 1998 with playwright Wendy Wasserstein, will attend this year's graduation at 5:30pm on Monday, June 6 at The Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street, NYC). (more...)

LiveWorld Unveils Conversation Management Platform, New Service & Engagement Software For Customer Obsessed BrandsLiveWorld Unveils Conversation Management Platform, New Service & Engagement Software For Customer Obsessed Brands
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

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Sandra Oh, Hoon Lee & More Set for Sundance Institute's New MENA Play DevelopmentSandra Oh, Hoon Lee & More Set for Sundance Institute's New MENA Play Development
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Sundance Institute today announced the acting company, dramaturgs and creative advisors participating in its pilot Theatre Lab in the MENA region, including Sandra Oh, Hoon Lee, Deanna Dunagan, Hala Omran and Raeda Taha. The Lab, held in Morocco next month, is part of the Institute's international cultural exchange programs for independent artists and will kick off a new, multi-year commitment to support artists from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). For the Lab, the Institute will provide promising, fresh voices from the U.S. and MENA region with a rigorous artistic retreat and new opportunities for cross-cultural discovery, artistic reflection and creative experimentation. (more...)

BWW Interview: A Women's History Month Special with Director Kate Whoriskey of HER REQUIEM and SWEATBWW Interview: A Women's History Month Special with Director Kate Whoriskey of HER REQUIEM and SWEAT
by Adrienne Onofri - Mar 2, 2016

A frequent collaborator with playwright Lynn Nottage, Whoriskey has directed a slew of premieres and revivals around the country. (more...)

BWW Review: HER REQUIEM, A Highbrow Variation of the Stage Mother ScenarioBWW Review: HER REQUIEM, A Highbrow Variation of the Stage Mother Scenario
by Michael Dale - Feb 29, 2016

Mare Winningham and Peter Friedman play parents of a teenager with musical prodigy potential. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from LCT3's HER REQUIEMBWW TV: Watch Highlights from LCT3's HER REQUIEM
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 25, 2016

Peter Friedman, Keilly McQuail, Naian Gonzalez Norvind,Robbie Collier Sublett, Joyce Van Pattenand Mare Winningham are featured in the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater world premiere of Her Requiem, by Greg Pierce, directed by Kate Whoriskey. Her Requiem runs for six weeks only through Sunday, March 20 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). Check out highlights below! (more...)

Photo Flash: HER REQUIEM with Mare Winningham Opens at LCT3Photo Flash: HER REQUIEM with Mare Winningham Opens at LCT3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Peter Friedman, Keilly McQuail, Naian Gonzalez Norvind,Robbie Collier Sublett, Joyce Van Patten and Mare Winningham are featured in the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theaterworld premiere of HER REQUIEM, by Greg Pierce, directed by Kate Whoriskey. HER REQUIEM opened last night, February 22, and runs for six weeks only through Sunday, March 20 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). Check out photos below! (more...)

Mare Winningham & More Lead HER REQUIEM, Premiering at LCT3 TonightMare Winningham & More Lead HER REQUIEM, Premiering at LCT3 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Peter Friedman, Keilly McQuail, Naian Gonzalez Norvind, Robbie Collier Sublett, Joyce Van Patten and Mare Winningham are featured in the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater world premiere of HER REQUIEM, by Greg Pierce, directed by Kate Whoriskey. HER REQUIEM opens tonight, February 22, and runs for six weeks only through Sunday, March 20 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/20/2016
by - Feb 20, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/20/2016. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 6-12THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 6-12
by Nora Dominick - Feb 12, 2016

Freaking out over Sutton Foster coming to Gilmore Girls? Trying hard to win the online #Ham4Ham? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/12/2016 - Duncan in Neverland, Broadway in Oz and More!WAKE UP with BWW 2/12/2016 - Duncan in Neverland, Broadway in Oz and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 12, 2016

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: Sandy Duncan flies back to Neverland, big Broadway names head to Oz to celebrate Stephen Schwartz, and more! (more...)

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