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Date Of Birth:
February 20, 1925
Date Of Death:
November 20, 2006 (81)
Birth Place:
Kansas City, MO, USA
Gender: Male
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Date of Birth: February 20, 1925
Date of Death: November 20, 2006 (81)
Birth Place: Kansas City, MO, USA
Gender: Male
Beloved Radio Host and Humorist Garrison Keillor Headed to Raue Center This FallBeloved Radio Host and Humorist Garrison Keillor Headed to Raue Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Raue Center will welcome beloved radio host and acclaimed humorist Garrison Keillor to the stage at 8 p.m. on September 24, 2017. (more...)

Janeane Garofalo, Lili Taylor, and Celia Weston to Star in MARVIN'S ROOM at Roundabout Theatre CompanyJaneane Garofalo, Lili Taylor, and Celia Weston to Star in MARVIN'S ROOM at Roundabout Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces the stars of the Broadway premiere of Marvin's Room, by Scott McPherson, directed by Obie Award-winning director, Anne Kauffman (Detroit) making her Broadway debut. (more...)

Logan Sandler's LIVE CARGO Opens In New York and LA 3/31Logan Sandler's LIVE CARGO Opens In New York and LA 3/31
by Movies News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Based on writer-director Logan Sandler's own experience growing up in and around the Bahamas, Live Cargo is a powerful meditation on love, loss and healing in a post-colonial world. (more...)

BWW Reviews: When It Comes to Desdemona, LoftOpera Shows the Rossini OTELLO Outdoes VerdiBWW Reviews: When It Comes to Desdemona, LoftOpera Shows the Rossini OTELLO Outdoes Verdi
by Richard Sasanow - Mar 20, 2017

I must admit that I entered LoftOpera's performance of Rossini's take on OTELLO with some trepidation. Besides having a particular affection for the Verdi version, my experience with 'alternate universe' adaptations of famous operas has been iffy at best. But this OTELLO, predating Verdi by over 70 years, seemed a horse of a different color--with LoftOpera making a strong musical case for it, especially in his treatment of Desdemona, Otello's beloved, sung sensationally by soprano Cecilia Lopez. (more...)

Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn Announces Second Chef Dinner for Robert Altman's POPEYEAlamo Drafthouse Brooklyn Announces Second Chef Dinner for Robert Altman's POPEYE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn will present its second Chef Dinner for Robert Altman's 1980 cult-classic POPEYE on Tuesday, March 28th. (more...)

Logan Sandler's LIVE CARGO Washes Ashore In New York and LA 3/31Logan Sandler's LIVE CARGO Washes Ashore In New York and LA 3/31
by Movies News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Gunpowder & Sky Distribution has announced the March 31st theatrical release of Logan Sandler's LIVE CARGO. (more...)

Official: Long May He Reign! Brian d'Arcy James Will Rejoin HAMILTON in AprilOfficial: Long May He Reign! Brian d'Arcy James Will Rejoin HAMILTON in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The musical HAMILTON's very first King George III, three-time Tony nominee Brian d'Arcy James, returns to the role for a limited engagement on Broadway starting April 14, it has been announced by HAMILTON producer Jeffrey Seller. Mr. James created the role of King George when HAMILTON debuted at the Public Theater in 2015. (more...)

He'll Be Back! Brian d'Arcy James Will Return to Broadway's HAMILTONHe'll Be Back! Brian d'Arcy James Will Return to Broadway's HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

According to Deadline Hollywood, Brian d'Arcy James will be joining the Broadway company of HAMILTON as King George, the role he originated but never got to play on Broadway due to conflicts with SOMETHING ROTTEN.  (more...)

Billy Hough's SCREAM ALONG WITH BILLY: RADICAL DAYS Debuts April 16th at Joe's PubBilly Hough's SCREAM ALONG WITH BILLY: RADICAL DAYS Debuts April 16th at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Notorious punk rock/cabaret performer Billy Hough will debut his latest "Scream Along With Billy" presentation at Joe's Pub at 425 Lafayette Street in Manhattan on Sunday, April 16th at 9:30pm. The new show, "Scream Along With Billy: Radical Days' will feature Billy Hough and Susan Goldberg returning to Joe's Pub with a 'guide to surviving' these impossible times. (more...)

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, MOONLIGHT Among 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards Winners; Full ListMANCHESTER BY THE SEA, MOONLIGHT Among 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards Winners; Full List
by Movies News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the LA Film Festival, handed out honors to Moonlight, The Witch, Other People, Manchester by the Sea, Elle and Hell or High Water at this afternoon's 32nd Film Independent Spirit Awards. (more...)

Martin Scorsese to Present Chaplin Award to Robert De Niro This MayMartin Scorsese to Present Chaplin Award to Robert De Niro This May
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces that legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese will present the 44th Chaplin Award to honoree Robert De Niro on Monday, May 8, 2017. The pair have worked together on eight films, beginning with Mean Streets in 1973. (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James to Star in Discovery's Scripted Series MAN HUNT: THE UNABOMERBrian d'Arcy James to Star in Discovery's Scripted Series MAN HUNT: THE UNABOMER
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Discovery Channel announced that three-time Tony Award nominee Brian d'Arcy James ('Hamilton,' 'Spotlight,' '13 Reasons Why'), Trieste Kelly Dunn ('Blindspot,' 'Banshee') and Elizabeth Reaser ('Mad Men' and 'Young Adult') have been cast in the network's upcoming scripted series now titled 'Manhunt: The UNABOMer.' (more...)

Tickets on Sale at AT&T PAC for STORIES FROM LAKE WOBEGON with Garrison KeillorTickets on Sale at AT&T PAC for STORIES FROM LAKE WOBEGON with Garrison Keillor
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today that single tickets for Stories from Lake Wobegon featuring Garrison Keillor will go on sale Friday, February 10 at 10 a.m. One of the most prolific American storytellers of all time, Garrison Keillor, will perform for one night only on Tuesday, May 9 at 8 p.m. at the Winspear Opera House in the downtown Dallas Arts District. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Leo Bill on A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Young VicBWW Interview: Actor Leo Bill on A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Young Vic
by Marianka Swain - Feb 2, 2017

Leo Bill's work includes Laura Wade's Posh, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire at the National, the Benedict Cumberbatch-starring Hamlet at the Barbican, and, on screen, Mike Leigh's Vera Drake and TV series Taboo. He's currently playing Bottom in Joe Hill-Gibbins's dark production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, which begins previews at the Young Vic on 11 February. (more...)

Harry Belafonte's 90th Birthday to Be Celebrated with A Day of Screenings and Live EventHarry Belafonte's 90th Birthday to Be Celebrated with A Day of Screenings and Live Event
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Actor, musician, activist, and humanitarian Harry Belafonte will turn 90-years-old on March 1, 2017. On this occasion, Museum of the Moving Image will celebrate his legendary career as an artist and activist-a little early-on Saturday, February 4, with a three-film retrospective and conversation with Belafonte's friend, the best-selling author Walter Mosley. The Harry Belafonte Pre-Birthday Celebration will feature screenings of The Strolling '20s, a television special produced by and starring Belafonte and featuring Sidney Poitier, Diahann Carroll, Sammy Davis, Jr. and more, that has hardly been seen in 50 years; Robert Altman's Kansas City, which features Belafonte's favorite of his own performances; and Otto Preminger's classic Carmen Jones, in which he stars opposite Dorothy Dandridge.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Daniel Jenkins and Melissa van der Schyff's BORROWED CASH: BUSTEDPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Daniel Jenkins and Melissa van der Schyff's BORROWED CASH: BUSTED
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Tony Award Nominee Daniel Jenkins (Oslo, Kid Victory, Big River, Mary Poppins) and Drama Desk Nominee Melissa van der Schyff (Big River, Bonnie & Clyde) are teaming up to perform at Le Poisson Rouge (LPR) in a creatively refreshing concert, 'BORROWED CASH: BUSTED! The Reunion Tour' on Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22 at 8:00 PM. The concert - performed completely in alter ego, blending comedy and documentary film within a live rock and blues concert setting - is directed by Gina Rattan (Matilda, Cinderella) with Jesse Weiner serving as music director and arranger.  (more...)

Daniel Jenkins and Melissa van der Schyff Team Up for BORROWED CASH: BUSTED! at LPRDaniel Jenkins and Melissa van der Schyff Team Up for BORROWED CASH: BUSTED! at LPR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Tony Award nominee Daniel Jenkins (Oslo, Kid Victory, Big River, Mary Poppins) and Drama Desk nominee Melissa van der Schyff (Big River, Bonnie & Clyde) are teaming up to perform at Le Poisson Rouge (LPR) in a creatively refreshing concert, 'BORROWED CASH: BUSTED! The Reunion Tour' on Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22 at 8:00 PM.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE FRONT PAGE's John Goodman and John Slattery Get Immortalized at Sardi's!Photo Coverage: THE FRONT PAGE's John Goodman and John Slattery Get Immortalized at Sardi's!
by Walter McBride - Jan 11, 2017

The Front Page has entered its final week of performances on Broadway, but stars John Slattery and John Goodman will now be around for the ages. The duo just traveled across the street to Sardi's to unveil their new portraits. Check out photos from the festivities below! (more...)

BWW Review: CHRISTIAN GERHAHER MAHLER RECITAL at Alice Tully HallBWW Review: CHRISTIAN GERHAHER MAHLER RECITAL at Alice Tully Hall
by Peter Danish - Dec 21, 2016

Christian Gerhaher Triumphs in all-Mahler recital at Tully Hall. (more...)

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Presents the World Premiere of WINTER by Julie JensenRivendell Theatre Ensemble Presents the World Premiere of WINTER by Julie Jensen
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the world premiere of Winter by Julie Jensen. The production, co-directed by RTE members Megan Carney and Mark Ulrich,runs January 7 - February 11, 2017, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago.  The press opening is Monday, January 16, 2017 at 7:00pm. (more...)

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