Raul Julia News

Date of Birth: March 09, 1940
Date of Death: October 24, 1994 (54)
Birth Place: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Gender: Male
Costa Mesa Playhouse to Present NINECosta Mesa Playhouse to Present NINE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

For the first musical of its 51st season, the Costa Mesa Playhouse presents 'Nine,' based on auteur Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini's Oscar-winning, semi-autobiographical masterpiece, '8½.' With music and lyrics by Maury Yeston ('Titanic') and a book by acclaimed playwright Arthur Kopit ('Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad'), this sultry and enchanting musical follows the life of world famous director Guido Contini as he prepares his latest picture and balances the numerous women in his life. Drifting toward a nervous breakdown, Contini falls into nostalgic reverie, eventually focusing on the formative sexual encounter of his life, which occurred at the age of nine. (more...)

Maureen McGovern to Headline Garden Theatre Gala This MarchMaureen McGovern to Headline Garden Theatre Gala This March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

The Garden Theatre (160 West Plant Street) is pleased to announce its signature event, Garden Encore! presented by Orlando Health, March 4-6, 2016. What was once a one-night-only event in previous years, 2016's Garden Encore! features three days of celebration and entertainment, and welcomes Grammy Nominee and Broadway star Maureen McGovern, renowned musical entertainer John Charles, and the world-class talents of a cappella group, Vox Audio. (more...)

Leslie Kritzer, Greg Hildreth & More Will Join Steven Pasquale in THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM; Full Cast Announced!Leslie Kritzer, Greg Hildreth & More Will Join Steven Pasquale in THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Daryl Roth Productions, just announced the full cast joining Steven Pasquale in the first-ever New York revival of Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman's musical comedy THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM. Joining the previously announced Steven Pasquale as 'Jamie Lockhart' is Andrew Durand as 'Little Harp,' Evan Harrington as 'Big Harp,' Greg Hildreth as 'Goat,' Leslie Kritzer as 'Salome,' Ahna O'Reilly as 'Rosamund,' Nadia Quinn as 'Raven/Goat's Mother,' Lance Roberts as 'Clement Musgrove' and Devere Rogers as 'Airie/Man.' (more...)

The Kathryn Posin Dance Company Returning to 92nd St YThe Kathryn Posin Dance Company Returning to 92nd St Y
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

The Kathryn Posin Dance Company returns to the 92nd St Y for Feb. 11 & 12 performances.   The performances, originally announced for the Kaufmann Concert Hall, will take place at Buttenweiser on the 2nd floor, which provides more room for the musicians and a better dance floor. (more...)

MOONSTRUCK Among January's 'Reel 13' Lineup on THIRTEENMOONSTRUCK Among January's 'Reel 13' Lineup on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

Murder, blackmail and thrills are sprinkled throughout January's Reel 13 lineup. In the legal drama Presumed Innocent, the film adaptation of the best-selling novel of the same name by Scott Turow, Harrison Ford stars as a prosecutor charged with the murder of his female colleague and mistress. (more...)

BWW Review: Madonna Mia! It's A SERVANT TO TWO MASTERS at the Pittsburgh PublicBWW Review: Madonna Mia! It's A SERVANT TO TWO MASTERS at the Pittsburgh Public
by Greg Kerestan - Dec 3, 2015

Fun will be had, sticks will be slapped, pizza will be eaten. (more...)

BWW Review: JULIA MIGENES SINGS KURT WEILL European Style at the OdysseyBWW Review: JULIA MIGENES SINGS KURT WEILL European Style at the Odyssey
by Shari Barrett - Nov 30, 2015

Migenes' performance was like taking a step back to the 1930s, watching the remarkable Lotte Lenya performing her husband's songs during the time he collaborated with Bertolt Brecht to create atonal melodies meant to shock audiences into realizing the masses were, like today, being controlled by the wealthy, upper 1% of society. "Lotte Lenya herself came backstage after I performed Mahagonny and gave me a rose," Migenes says. "That is one of my most precious memories." No doubt the two women were connected to their souls, given how Migenes interpreted her songs. (more...)

VIDEOS: Fifty Years Of Impossible Dreams: MAN OF LA MANCHA Opens On This Date In 1965VIDEOS: Fifty Years Of Impossible Dreams: MAN OF LA MANCHA Opens On This Date In 1965
by Michael Dale - Nov 22, 2015

The Broadway musical that brought the world one of its most popular inspirational songs nearly starred Rex Harrison. (more...)

Photo Flash: JULIA MIGENES SINGS KURT WEILL Comes to the Odyssey TonightPhoto Flash: JULIA MIGENES SINGS KURT WEILL Comes to the Odyssey Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Celebrated mezzo-soprano Julia Migenes (Diva on the Verge) returns to the Odyssey Theatre with her newest show, once again directed by Academy Award-nominated director Peter Medak. JULIA MIGENES SINGS KURT WEILL opens at the Odyssey Theatre tonight, November 18, running Wednesdays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. for five weeks through December 19. BroadwayWorld has a look at Migenes in performance below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JULIA MIGENES SINGS KURT WEILL at the OdysseyPhoto Flash: First Look at JULIA MIGENES SINGS KURT WEILL at the Odyssey
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

Celebrated mezzo-soprano Julia Migenes (Diva on the Verge) returns to the Odyssey Theatre with her newest show, once again directed by Academy Award-nominated director Peter Medak. Julia Migenes Sings Kurt Weill opens at the Odyssey Theatre on November 18, running Wednesdays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. for five weeks through December 19. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Migenes in performance below! (more...)

Dallas Black Dance Theatre to Present STEP OUT OF LOVE, 11/6-8Dallas Black Dance Theatre to Present STEP OUT OF LOVE, 11/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

The Dallas Black Dance Theatre will present the company premiere of Margo Sappington's Step Out Of Love on November 6, 7 and 8, 2015 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in Dallas, Texas. (more...)

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Patti LuPone, Kevin Kline and Barry Bostwick in THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOMFLASHBACK FRIDAY: Patti LuPone, Kevin Kline and Barry Bostwick in THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM
by Michael Dale - Oct 30, 2015

The 1975 limited Broadway premiere run of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM proved so popular, it was brought back in 1976. (more...)

Jimmy Ferraro's STUDIO THEATRE Presents Hilarious Musical Comedy SOPHIE, TOTIE & BELLE, Now thru 11/22Jimmy Ferraro's STUDIO THEATRE Presents Hilarious Musical Comedy SOPHIE, TOTIE & BELLE, Now thru 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

Jimmy Ferraro's STUDIO THEATRE, 5732 Main Street, New Port Richey, FL 34652, presents the perfect follow-up after their critically acclaimed production of Neil Simon's Last of the Red Hot Lovers, with the musical comedy SOPHIE, TOTIE & BELLE. Opening Night tonight, October 30th at 7:30pm and the production runs weekends through November 22nd. (more...)

Alex Timbers Will Direct Steven Pasquale in the First Revival of THE ROBBER BRIDEROOM; Opens in MarchAlex Timbers Will Direct Steven Pasquale in the First Revival of THE ROBBER BRIDEROOM; Opens in March
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director), in association with Daryl Roth Productions, just announced the first?ever New York revival of Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman's musical comedy THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM as part of the 50th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Jimmy Ferraro's STUDIO THEATRE to Present Hilarious Musical Comedy SOPHIE, TOTIE & BELLE, 10/30-11/22Jimmy Ferraro's STUDIO THEATRE to Present Hilarious Musical Comedy SOPHIE, TOTIE & BELLE, 10/30-11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

Jimmy Ferraro's STUDIO THEATRE, 5732 Main Street, New Port Richey, FL 34652, presents the perfect follow-up after their critically acclaimed production of Neil Simon's Last of the Red Hot Lovers, with the musical comedy SOPHIE, TOTIE & BELLE. Opening Night is Friday, October 30th at 7:30pm and the production runs weekends through November 22nd. (more...)

Dallas Black Dance Theatre to Present STEP OUT OF LOVE, 11/6-8Dallas Black Dance Theatre to Present STEP OUT OF LOVE, 11/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

The Dallas Black Dance Theatre will present the company premiere of Margo Sappington's Step Out Of Love on November 6, 7 and 8, 2015 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in Dallas, Texas. (more...)

2015 HOLA Awards Honor Benicio del Toro, Selenis Leyva and More Tonight2015 HOLA Awards Honor Benicio del Toro, Selenis Leyva and More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

The Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA), the nation's longest running active arts advocacy organization for Latino actors, is pleased to announce that it will honor Academy Award-winning actor Benicio del Toro with the 2015 Raul Julia HOLA Founders Award. He will join 'Orange is the New Black' star Selenis Leyva, 'Jane The Virgin' star Andrea Navedo, 'Blue Bloods' star Marisa Ramirez, and others at the Sixteenth Annual HOLA Awards Gala and Benefit. The HOLA Awards will take place tonight, October 14, 2015 at 6pm at The Battery Gardens. (more...)

'Julia Migenes Sings Kurt Weill' Opens at the Odyssey Tonight'Julia Migenes Sings Kurt Weill' Opens at the Odyssey Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

 Celebrated mezzo-soprano Julia Migenes (Diva on the Verge) returns to the Odyssey Theatre with her newest show, once again directed by Academy Award-nominated director Peter Medak. Julia Migenes Sings Kurt Weill opens at the Odyssey tonight, October 9. (more...)

Broadway Clash of the Early '80s - DREAMGIRLS vs NINEBroadway Clash of the Early '80s - DREAMGIRLS vs NINE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

In the early 1980s, despite their previously long-running friendship, Broadway director, producer and choreographer Michael Bennett and fellow jack-of-all-trades on the Great White Way Tommy Tune, entered into what many consider the greatest face-off in Tony Awards history. Michael Riedel, writing for Vanity Fair, examines this rivalry between DREAMGIRLS and NINE in an adapted excerpt from his book RAZZLE DAZZLE for the magazine's October 2015 issue. (more...)

Broadway Clash of the Early '80s - DREAMGIRLS vs NINEBroadway Clash of the Early '80s - DREAMGIRLS vs NINE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

In the early 1980s, despite their previously long-running friendship, Broadway director, producer and choreographer Michael Bennett and fellow jack-of-all-trades on the Great White Way Tommy Tune, entered into what many consider the greatest face-off in Tony Awards history. Michael Riedel, writing for Vanity Fair, examines this rivalry between DREAMGIRLS and NINE in an adapted excerpt from his book RAZZLE DAZZLE for the magazine's October 2015 issue. (more...)

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