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Date of Birth: April 24, 1949 (68)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Stephane Duret and Will Van Dyke to Perform at TDF's Open Doors GraduationStephane Duret and Will Van Dyke to Perform at TDF's Open Doors Graduation
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

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 award-winning 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 5 at The Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street, NYC).   (more...)

Cast Complete for Oscar Isaac-Led HAMLET at The Public TheaterCast Complete for Oscar Isaac-Led HAMLET at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for HAMLET, featuring Golden Globe Award winner Oscar Isaac as the tormented Danish Prince. Directed by Tony Award winner Sam Gold, HAMLET will begin previews on Tuesday, June 20 and run through Sunday, September 3 in the Anspacher Theater, with an official press opening on Thursday, July 13. (more...)

BWW Review: RAGTIME at Ford's Theatre is RapturousBWW Review: RAGTIME at Ford's Theatre is Rapturous
by Charles Shubow - Mar 21, 2017

Do not miss this spectacular presentation of the Tony Award-Winning musical. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ford's Theatre RAGTIME Director Peter FlynnBWW Interview: Ford's Theatre RAGTIME Director Peter Flynn
by Jamie McGonnigal - Mar 14, 2017

Nina Simone once said "You can't help it. An artist's duty, as far as I'm concerned, is to reflect the times." But what do you do when a piece of art from 20 years ago, based on a piece of art from 40 years ago, about events which took place 100 years ago, reflects the times of today? The newest production of RAGTIME opens this week at the historic Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C., and is directed by Peter Flynn. (more...)

LiveWorld Makes It Easier for Brands to Launch and Enhance Facebook Messenger ProgramsLiveWorld Makes It Easier for Brands to Launch and Enhance Facebook Messenger Programs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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LiveWorld Makes It Easier for Brands to Launch and Enhance Facebook Messenger ProgramsLiveWorld Makes It Easier for Brands to Launch and Enhance Facebook Messenger Programs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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WP Theater's 2017 Gala, Hosted by Lena Hall, Will Honor Debra Messing and MoreWP Theater's 2017 Gala, Hosted by Lena Hall, Will Honor Debra Messing and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

WP Theater (formerly Women's Project Theater), under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag, has announced WP Theater's 32nd Annual Gala, honoring game-changing women with the Women of Achievement Awards. The gala will honor Emmy Award-winning actress and activist Debra Messing ('Will & Grace,' Outside Mullingar) and trailblazing media executive, President of BBC Worldwide North America, Ann M. Sarnoff. (more...)

Official: Oscar Isaac to Play Title Role in HAMLET at The Public Theater This Summer with Keegan-Michael Key and MoreOfficial: Oscar Isaac to Play Title Role in HAMLET at The Public Theater This Summer with Keegan-Michael Key and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Public Theater announced today that Hamlet has been added to the downtown summer season, featuring Golden Globe Award winner Oscar Isaac as the tormented Danish Prince. (more...)

Ars Nova and WP Theater Present SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOONArs Nova and WP Theater Present SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Ars Nova and WP Theater are pleased to present the world premiere of Sundown, Yellow Moon (February 28-April 1), a nighttime play, with songs, by Rachel Bonds, directed by Anne Kauffman (OBIE and Drama Desk Award winner), with songs by the indie-folk duo The Bengsons (Hundred Days) and additional lyrics by Bonds. (more...)

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...)

LiveWorld Launches SaaS Application to Manage Messenger Chatbots with Automated Connections to Live Human AgentsLiveWorld Launches SaaS Application to Manage Messenger Chatbots with Automated Connections to Live Human Agents
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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