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Date Of Birth:
July 31, 1947 (66)
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WAKE UP with BWW 7/23/14 - NEVERLAND, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, STREETCAR and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 23, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: It's a night for movie adaptations! FINDING NEVERLAND begins in Boston, and SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE opens in the West End, with A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, starring Gillian Anderson, also launching tonight across the pond! (more...)

James Walsh Heads up StubHub's Second Secret Gig at Absolute Radio
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Penguin Rep Theatre Begins Season with THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Penguin Rep Theatre's 2014 season officially begins tonight, May 16, 2013, with The Savannah Disputation, written by Evan Smith and directed by Mark Shanahan. (more...)

Penguin Rep Theatre Begins Season with THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION, 5/16-6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2014

Penguin Rep Theatre's 2014 season officially begins May 16, 2013, with The Savannah Disputation, written by Evan Smith and directed by Mark Shanahan. (more...)

National Theatre Live Broadcasts Sam Mendes-Helmed KING LEAR with Simon Russell Beale in Cinemas Today
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2014

Two-time Olivier Award winner Simon Russell Beale's performance in the title role of William Shakespeare's KING LEAR, directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, will be seen by cinema audiences worldwide when NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE broadcasts the production live from the National's Olivier Theatre today, May 1, 2014, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings to follow. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Friday, April 18, 2014 - Michael Urie Doc, VIOLET and 'INISHMAAN' Open and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 18, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: XXXX (more...)

Daniel Radcliffe Reveals: 'I'd Love to Do a Big Film Musical'!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Daniel Radcliffe talks about his return to Broadway in the black comedy The Cripple of Inishmaan and reveals what projects are on his Bucket List. (more...)

Old Vic Announces 2014-15 Season; Kevin Spacey to Return to the Stage in CLARENCE DARROW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

The Old Vic today announced its programme for Summer/Autumn 2014. The CQS Space, The Old Vic in the round, will be home to the whole season of productions, continuing after Other Desert Cities which opens this month. The plays will be performed in the round, a transformation of The Old Vic's auditorium first seen for the award-winning 2008 production of The Norman Conquests. The season of productions is supported for the fourth consecutive year by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For MARTINE, Finborough Theatre, Apr 22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Primavera has announced full casting for Jean-Jacques Bernard's seminal 1922 play Martine, which opens on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 for a four-week season. Award-winning film and television star Hannah Murray plays Martine, supported by the iconic Susan Penhaligon as Madame Mervan, Leila Crerar as Jeanne, Chris Porter as Alfred, and Barnaby Sax as Julien. (more...)

BWW Draws the Curtain on 2013: Those We've Lost this Year
by Walter McBride - Dec 29, 2013

Today, we remember those within the entertainment industry that we lost in 2013. (more...)

ONE DIRECTION Sell Out Stadiums Across US on WHERE WE ARE 2014 World Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Global superstars One Direction have made chart history with the release of their third studio album MIDNIGHT MEMORIES, topping the charts around the world. (more...)

Northwestern University Screens National Theatre Live's THE HABIT OF ART and More, Dec 2013
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Chicago area and North Shore audiences -- for the third consecutive year -- will have the opportunity to experience the best of British theatre in December, when the Theatre and Interpretation Center (TIC) at Northwestern University presents the National Theatre Live (NT Live) broadcast series. (more...)

National Theatre Live to Broadcast Sam Mendes-Helmed KING LEAR with Simon Russell Beale in Cinemas on May 1, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2013

Two-time Olivier Award winner Simon Russell Beale's performance in the title role of William Shakespeare's KING LEAR, directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, will be seen by cinema audiences worldwide whenNATIONAL THEATRE LIVE broadcasts the production live from the National's Olivier Theatre on Thursday, May 1, 2014, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings to follow. (more...)

National Theatre Live to Broadcast Sam Mendes-Helmed KING LEAR with Simon Russell Beale in Cinemas on May 1, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2013

Two-time Olivier Award winner Simon Russell Beale's performance in the title role of William Shakespeare's KING LEAR, directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, will be seen by cinema audiences worldwide whenNATIONAL THEATRE LIVE broadcasts the production live from the National's Olivier Theatre on Thursday, May 1, 2014, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings to follow. (more...)

Music Box to Screen RSC's RICHARD II with David Tennant, 12/7 & 18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

Music Box Theatre expands its Stage-to-Screen programming this winter, importing even more captured live stage performances from the UK than ever before. Additional programming includes a new collaboration with the UK's Royal Shakespeare Company kicking off December 7 and 18 with Richard II, starring Doctor Who's David Tennant, beamed from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. (more...)

LA Opera Presents December's BRITTEN 100/LA: A CELEBRATION Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

Throughout 2013, the centenary of British composer Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) has been observed around the world by musicians and institutions of every kind. Music Director James Conlon, whose lifelong fascination with Britten is reflected in his personal three-year performance cycle of the composer's works in America and Europe, is the inspiration for LA Opera's Britten 100/LA: A Celebration, an extensive collaboration featuring performances, conferences and exhibitions presented by a host of organizations throughout the Southland. Britten's centenary year may be drawing to an end, but Britten 100/LA events will continue into early 2014. (more...)

Northwestern University to Screen National Theatre Live's THE HABIT OF ART and More, Dec 2013
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

Chicago area and North Shore audiences -- for the third consecutive year -- will have the opportunity to experience the best of British theatre in December, when the Theatre and Interpretation Center (TIC) at Northwestern University presents the National Theatre Live (NT Live) broadcast series. (more...)

Danny DeVito & Judd Hirsch to Lead Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre's THE SUNSHINE BOYS, Begin. 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 01, 2013

Two stars of the landmark television series 'Taxi,' Judd Hirsch and Danny DeVito, will reunite on the stage of the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles in Neil Simon's 'The Sunshine Boys,' directed by Thea Sharrock. (more...)

Final Installment of PBS's THE HOLLOW CROWN to Air this Week, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

'Henry V,' the final installment of Shakespeare's four history chronicle plays comprising 'The Hollow Crown' airs October 11 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN's'Great Performances' on PBS stations (check local listings). (more...)

Final Installment of PBS's THE HOLLOW CROWN to Air this Week, 10/11
by TV News Desk - Oct 07, 2013

'Henry V,' the final installment of Shakespeare's four history chronicle plays comprising 'The Hollow Crown' airs October 11 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN's'Great Performances' on PBS stations (check local listings). (more...)

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