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Date Of Birth:
September 13, 1916
Date Of Death:
November 23, 1990 (74)
Birth Place:
Llandaff, WALES
Gender:
Male
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Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre to Present WILLY WONKA JR, 5/22-6/21Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre to Present WILLY WONKA JR, 5/22-6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Come join the chocolate man as Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre proudly presents their latest On Stage production of Willy Wonka Jr, opening May 22nd. (more...)

Fabulous Fox Theatre to Host Open House & Season Preview Event, 5/31Fabulous Fox Theatre to Host Open House & Season Preview Event, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

The public is invited to an Open House and Preview Event showcasing the Fabulous Fox Theatre's 2015-2016 U.S. Bank Broadway Series on Sunday, May 31 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand Blvd. Visitors will be treated to live previews of MATILDA THE MUSICAL and BEAUTIFUL-THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL along with video previews from the other season shows.   (more...)

Lesli Margherita Leaving Broadway's MATILDA This FallLesli Margherita Leaving Broadway's MATILDA This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Lesli Margherita -- MATILDA THE MUSICAL's long-running 'Mrs. Wormwood'? -- revealed via Twitter today that she will be departing the show on September 6, 2015. (more...)

Penobscot Theatre Company to Present JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, 5/29-31Penobscot Theatre Company to Present JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, 5/29-31
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Penobscot Theatre Company's Dramatic Academy presents James and the Giant Peach, a dramatized version of Roald Dahl's hilariously heartwarming story, at the Bangor Opera House May 29 and 30 at 6:00 pm and May 31 at 3:00 pm. (more...)

GROOVY GREEKS & INCREDIBLE INVADERS Double-Bill Set for CoventryGROOVY GREEKS & INCREDIBLE INVADERS Double-Bill Set for Coventry
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

All will be revealed and more in Horrible Histories, Groovy Greeks and Incredible Invaders this half term! (more...)

Tickets to MATILDA THE MUSICAL at 5th Avenue Theatre on Sale 6/5Tickets to MATILDA THE MUSICAL at 5th Avenue Theatre on Sale 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

TIME Magazine's #1 Show of the Year, Matilda The Musical, is kicking off the 2015/16 season at The 5th Avenue Theatre. Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Dodgers, the first national tour of Matilda The Musical is the sensational hit Seattle audiences won't want to miss.  (more...)

BWW TV: MATILDA's Leading Ladies Detail What They Would Do If Elected Prime MinisterBWW TV: MATILDA's Leading Ladies Detail What They Would Do If Elected Prime Minister
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 6, 2015

As Britain prepares to go to the polls, Lara McDonnell, Anna-Louise Knight, Matilda Shapland and Violet Tucker discuss what they would do if they were Prime Minister. The four girls share the title role in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical which is now booking through to 29 May 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Megan Hilty, Skylar Astin & More Record JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Cast AlbumSTAGE TUBE: Megan Hilty, Skylar Astin & More Record JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Cast Album
by Movies News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Tony-nominated songwriters Justin Paul and Benj Pasek and playwright Timothy Allen McDonald today released the highly anticipated ultimate cast recording for Roald Dahl's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH. (more...)

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Sets Full Cast for Australian Premiere SeasonMATILDA THE MUSICAL Sets Full Cast for Australian Premiere Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Full casting for the Australian Premiere Season of the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Matilda The Musical has been announced with rehearsals commencing in Sydney next week. (more...)

Fugard Theatre's A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT to Play BAM This SummerFugard Theatre's A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT to Play BAM This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

In this taut 2013 theatrical adaptation of Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela's award winning-book, the apartheid regime's most notorious assassin and head of its death squad, Eugene de Kock (played by Matthew Marsh), sits opposite psychologist Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela (played Noma Dumezweni) in Pretoria Central Prison in 1997. Gobodo-Madikizela is a member of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission determined to understand his actions. She questions de Kock, who is sentenced to two life terms plus 212 years for crimes against humanity, murder, conspiracy to murder, attempted murder, assault, kidnapping, illegal possession of firearms, and fraud. (more...)

Leading Ladies of MATILDA THE MUSICAL National Tour Revealed; Bryce Ryness, Cassie Silva & More Among Cast!Leading Ladies of MATILDA THE MUSICAL National Tour Revealed; Bryce Ryness, Cassie Silva & More Among Cast!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Casting has been announced for the First National Tour of Matilda the Musical. Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, the First National Tour of Matilda the Musical will begin this May with technical rehearsals and performances at the Shubert Theatre in New Haven, CT, with the official tour opening at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles on June 7, 2015. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Is A Big Hit, Timed For The School HolidaysBWW Reviews: CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Is A Big Hit, Timed For The School Holidays
by Barry Lenny - Apr 21, 2015

There is just so much to like about this production and, even if you don't have children to take, get yourselves some tickets. (more...)

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Cast Album, ft. Megan Hilty, Christian Borle & More Now Available for Free Download!JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Cast Album, ft. Megan Hilty, Christian Borle & More Now Available for Free Download!
by Movies News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Tony-nominated songwriters Justin Paul and Benj Pasek and playwright Timothy Allen McDonald today released the highly anticipated ultimate cast recording for Roald Dahl's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH. (more...)

Skylar Astin Performs Guest Track on Pasek & Paul's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Cast AlbumSkylar Astin Performs Guest Track on Pasek & Paul's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Cast Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Tony-nominated songwriters Justin Paul and Benj Pasek and playwright Timothy Allen McDonald will release the highly anticipated ultimate cast recording for Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach on Tuesday, April 21. The album features a previously unannounced special guest track by Skylar Astin (Spring Awakening, "Pitch Perfect"). (more...)

MATILDA, NEWSIES, and More to Lead Fabulous Fox Theatre's 2015-2016 U.S. Bank Broadway SeriesMATILDA, NEWSIES, and More to Lead Fabulous Fox Theatre's 2015-2016 U.S. Bank Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2015

The Fabulous Fox Theatre is thrilled to announce its remarkable 2015-2016 U.S. Bank Broadway Series featuring five new hits that are making their St. Louis debuts. (more...)

JANE THE VIRGIN Among Winners of 74th Annual Peabody Awards; Full ListJANE THE VIRGIN Among Winners of 74th Annual Peabody Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

From an honorable woman entangled in Israeli-Palestine conflicts to a virginal Jane, from a faux-American spy to an irrepressible North Dakota cop, strong, multi-dimensional women stand out in the 74th Peabody Awards' entertainment winners, affirming the continuing expansion of significant roles for women on television. (more...)

New Production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, Six Debuts Set for TPAC's 2015-16 SeasonNew Production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, Six Debuts Set for TPAC's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

The Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) will celebrate its 35th anniversary with a storybook lineup that blends long-awaited returns with six of the hottest Broadway titles in its upcoming 2015-16 HCA/TriStar Health Broadway at TPAC series and Broadway special engagements. (more...)

Bill Hader Joins Mark Rylance & More in Spielberg's THE BFGBill Hader Joins Mark Rylance & More in Spielberg's THE BFG
by Movies News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

As production gets underway in Vancouver, The Walt Disney Studios announced it will co-produce and co-finance Steven Spielberg's “The BFG.” This marks the three-time Academy Award winner's first time directing a Disney-branded movie. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MATILDA Cast Celebrates Two Naughty Years on Broadway!Photo Coverage: MATILDA Cast Celebrates Two Naughty Years on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Apr 11, 2015

Winner of a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical, Matilda the Musical is based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox).MATILDA THE MUSICAL is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.The musical just celebrated two years at the Shubert Theatre and you can check out photos from the big day below! (more...)

MATILDA Unveils Spirited & Shiny New #WhenIGrowUp Music Video PromoMATILDA Unveils Spirited & Shiny New #WhenIGrowUp Music Video Promo
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 10, 2015

MATILDA shines in happy new music video! (more...)

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