Raul Julia News

Date Of Birth:
March 09, 1940
Date Of Death:
October 24, 1994 (54)
Birth Place:
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Gender:
Male
Kate del Castillo, Miriam Colon & Angelica Vale Among First Stars of Off-Broadway's LOS MONOLOGOS DE LA VAGINA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The producers of Los Monologos de la Vagina, Eve Ensler's groundbreaking show, have announced the stars joining the show for the first four weeks at New York's Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/10- NINE
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2014

Today in 2003, the first Broadway revival of Nine opened at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, where it ran for 283 performances. Nine is a musical with a book by Arthur Kopit, music and lyrics by Maury Yeston. The story is based on Federico Fellini's semi-autobiographical film 8˝. It focuses on film director Guido Contini, who is dreading his imminent 40th birthday and is facing a midlife crisis, which is blocking his creative impulses and entangling him in a web of romantic difficulties in early-1960s Venice. The original Broadway production opened in 1982 and ran for 729 performances, starring Raul Julia. The musical won five Tony Awards, including best musical, and has enjoyed a number of revivals. (more...)

RSC's Chuk Iwuji Joins Cast of Paul Sorvino's KING LEAR at Shrunken Shakespeare Gala, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Shrunken Shakespeare Company (SSC), in association with Joe Paradise, announced today that Nigerian-born Royal Shakespeare Company associate artist Chukwudi Iwuji (The Public/RSC: Anthony and Cleopatra; London Old Vic/BAM: Richard III with Kevin Spacey) has joined the cast of Paul Sorvino's world premiere adaption of Lear as part of their 2014 Fundraiser Gala, including Broadway, Off-Broadway and TV veterans. The Gala will be held on Monday, April 21st at 7:30pm, at TBG Theatre located at 312 W 36th Street, 3rd Floor in NYC. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Paul Sorvino's LEAR at Shrunken Shakespeare Gala, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Shrunken Shakespeare Company (SSC), in association with Joe Paradise, has announced the full cast for their 2014 Fundraiser Gala, including Broadway, Off-Broadway and TV vets set to perform in Paul Sorvino's world premiere adaption of Lear. The Gala will be held on Monday, April 21st at 7:30pm, at TBG Theatre located at 312 W 36th Street, 3rd Floor in NYC. (more...)

Paul Sorvino to Star in, Adapt NYC Premiere of LEAR for Shrunken Shakespeare's 2014 Gala, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Shrunken Shakespeare Company's 2014 Fundraiser Gala will be hosting the New York City premiere of "Lear" adapted by and starring Paul Sorvino. This cut of William Shakespeare's "King Lear" will be presented as a staged reading, produced by SSC in collaboration with director and producer Joe Paradise. In addition to Sorvino and Paradise, actor/comedian Wayne Powers, Michael Sorvino, and Tyler Hollinger of The Public Theatre and The Mint, will also be taking part in "Lear." Complete casting is to be announced. The Gala will take place on Monday, April 21 at 7:30pm, at The Barrow Group located at 312 W. 36th Street, 3rd Floor. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jack Curenton Dreams Quixote's Impossible Dream in the National Tour of MAN OF LA MANCHA
by Jeff Davis - Jan 13, 2014

The new touring production of MAN OF LA MANCHA stops in Austin, TX this week, and star Jack E. Curenton recently answered several questions for BroadwayWorld regarding the production… (more...)

Grammy and Drama Desk Nominee Maureen McGovern Headlines FABULOUS PALMS SPRINGS FOLLIES, Beg. Tonight
by David Green - Jan 07, 2014

Maureen McGovern has been called the singer with 'The Stradivarius Voice,' so tremendous is her talent. Her 40-year career has encompassed recording, song writing, concerts, radio, television, film and Broadway, and is about to begin her second show-stopping stint with The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies, appearing tonight, January 7 through March 8, 2014. McGovern made her Broadway debut in The Pirates of Penzance in 1981. (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER's Price Waldman
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2013

In this week's edition, we caught up with Price Waldman who is starring in A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder- currently playing at the Walter Kerr Theatre. (more...)

Grammy and Drama Desk Nominee Maureen McGovern Will Headline FABULOUS PALMS SPRINGS FOLLIES, Beginning 1/7
by David Green - Dec 13, 2013

Maureen McGovern has been called the singer with "The Stradivarius Voice," so tremendous is her talent. Her 40-year career has encompassed recording, song writing, concerts, radio, television, film and Broadway, and is about to begin her second show-stopping stint with The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies, appearing January 7 through March 8, 2014. McGovern made her Broadway debut in The Pirates of Penzance in 1981. She later starred in Nine with Raul Julia and in 3 Penny Opera with Sting, and has appeared in many musicals and dramas throughout the country. In 2005, McGovern returned to Broadway, originating her Drama Desk-nominated role of Marmee in Little Women, The Musical. She continued in that role with the national touring company. (more...)

Tony Plana, Anthony Chisholm & More to Lead Second Stage's THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director), currently celebrating its 35th Anniversary season, has announced the complete cast for its upcoming production of THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST, written by 2012 Pulitzer Prize winnerQuiara Alegria Hudes and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The company will feature ANTHONY CHISHOLM (Radio Golf, Jitney), DARIUSH KASHANI (Homebody/Kabul), TONY PLANA (Ugly Betty), ARMANDO RIESCO (2ST's Water by the Spoonful), ELIZABETH RODRIGUEZ (Motherf***er with the Hat, Orange is the New Black), and ANNAPURNA SRIRAM (Pericles at Berkeley Rep). (more...)

Maureen McGovern to Play The Cabaret at Theater Square, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

Broadway veteran Maureen McGovern comes to Pittsburgh to perform at The Cabaret at Theater Square today, November 4 at 7:30 p.m. This performance is part of the TRUST Cabaret Series, presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, which provides the opportunity for audiences to experience some of the finest cabaret acts in the entertainment industry. (more...)

Broadway Press Agent Susan L. Schulman to Discuss New Memoir at Barnes & Noble, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

Broadway press agent Susan L. Schulman will discuss her memoir, BACKSTAGE PASS TO BROADWAY True Tales of A Theatre Press Agent, at Barnes & Noble's Upper West Side store, 2289 Broadway at 82nd Street, on Monday, October 28th at 7 PM. Ms. Schulman has worked with some of Broadway's most talented and creative people -sometimes behaving badly and often with astonishing grace - as they struggled to create theatre magic. In this entertaining, dishy book, she shines the spotlight behind the show curtain, sharing true tales of her life in the theatre. Admission is free and her talk will be followed by a Q&A and book signing. (more...)

Maureen McGovern to Play The Cabaret at Theater Square, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

Broadway veteran Maureen McGovern comes to Pittsburgh to perform at The Cabaret at Theater Square on Monday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m. This performance is part of the TRUST Cabaret Series, presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, which provides the opportunity for audiences to experience some of the finest cabaret acts in the entertainment industry. (more...)

Pace to Premiere RECUERDO TANGO with Mariela Franganillo Company, 10/17-19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 07, 2013

A Tango tale in three parts, Recuerdo reflects on the present, past and everyday life through a series of vignettes. This world premiere features nine outstanding dancers, a live four-piece band, and vocalist Sofia Tosello under the direction of renowned dancer and choreographer Mariela Franganillo and Bob McAndrew, Recuerdo combines both early and modern expressions of tango to explore a variety of forms of memory -ranging in tone from passionate to comical and reaching the boundaries of tender to tormented. Rediscover the vitality of Tango in an evening of impassioned dance. (more...)

InDepth InterView: Rene Auberjonois Talks THE LITTLE MERMAID, Character Roles, Plus Broadway, Hollywood & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 01, 2013

Today we are talking to a recognizable and well-known character actor who has appeared in a number of notable stage and screen properties over the course of his fifty-year career, Shakespeare to COCO to CITY OF ANGELS to STAR TREK and galaxies far, far beyond - Rene Auberjonois. Detailing the finer points of his participation in a number of wildly different stage properties - from his Broadway debut in Lee J. Cobb's Lincoln Center KING LEAR through to COCO opposite Katharine Hepburn, a starring role in CITY OF ANGELS, as well as the infamous DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES and Larry Gelbart's SLY FOX this century, and many more - Auberjonois paints a vivid picture of the working actor throughout the decades. Additionally, Auberjonois also outlines his favorite moments in participating in a number of Robert Altman's most memorable movies - MASH and MCCABE & MRS. MILLER among them - and shares stories from the sets of many of his best-known and best-remembered film appearances - THE EYES OF LAURA MARS and many more included. Plus, Auberjonois also comments on some of his favorite TV parts to date, including his enduring STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE legacy and his most recent projects such as the animated series POUND PUPPIES and ARCHER. Most importantly, Auberjonois offers insight into his indelible participation in the enduring Disney animated family favorite THE LITTLE MERMAID, including how the recent 3D re-release and this week's special features-packed Blu-ray has introduced his famous voice and theatricality to a whole new generation. All of that, thoughts on Broadway now versus the Golden Age, his continued patronage in supporting renown charity Doctors Without Borders, working on Stephen Schwartz's GEPPETTO for Disney and much, much more awaits in this uniquely compelling career-spanning conversation with a stage and screen stalwart. (more...)

Susan L. Schulman's BACKSTAGE PASS TO BROADWAY to be Released 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

Heliotrope Books will publish Susan L. Schulman's memoir, BACKSTAGE PASS TO BROADWAY True Tales of A Theatre Press Agent, on September 16th, 2013. At 5 pm that day, Ms Schulman will be joined by theatre journalist Peter Filichia for a Q&A and book signing at the Drama Book Shop, 250 West 40th Street, NYC. Theatre press agent Susan L. Schulman has worked with some of Broadway's most talented and creative people - sometimes behaving badly and often with astonishing grace - as they struggled to create theatre magic. In this entertaining, dishy book, she shines the spotlight behind the show curtain, sharing true tales of her life in the theatre. (more...)

Tickets to Go on Sale for Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's 2013-14 Season Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announced tickets will go on sale today, August 23, for an outstanding season of performances including Pittsburgh Dance Council, Trust Cabaret Series, and Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents presentations. (more...)

Tickets to Go on Sale for Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's 2013-14 Season, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announced tickets will go on sale, August 23, for an outstanding season of performances including Pittsburgh Dance Council, Trust Cabaret Series, and Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents presentations. (more...)

Daniel Breaker, Colin Donnell, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Set for COMEDY OF ERRORS and LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST in the Park!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced additional casting today for the 2013 season of free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte. This summer, all performances for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS and LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, A NEW MUSICAL will begin at 8:30 p.m. with running times of approximately 90 minutes, no intermission. (more...)

Daniel Breaker, Colin Donnell, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Set for COMEDY OF ERRORS and LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST in the Park!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced additional casting today for the 2013 season of free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte. This summer, all performances for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS and LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, A NEW MUSICAL will begin at 8:30 p.m. with running times of approximately 90 minutes, no intermission. (more...)

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