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Date Of Birth:
December 19, 1925 (89)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
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CYT-North Idaho to Present CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, 5/15-24CYT-North Idaho to Present CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, 5/15-24
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

CYT-North Idaho is in final preparations for it's spring production, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, opening at the S.A. Kroc Community Theater (1765 W. Golf Course Road in Coeur d'Alene) on May 15. The full scale musical runs May 15 - 24. Adapted for the stage by Jeremy Sams, based on the MGM Motion picture with music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, licensed script adaption by Ray Roderick. (more...)

GYPSY's Stephen Mear to Choreograph CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG UK TourGYPSY's Stephen Mear to Choreograph CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

The Daily Mail writes that GYPSY's Stephen Mear has joined the new production of CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG as choreographer. (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...)

BWW Review: CPA's MARY POPPINS Flies High in NashvilleBWW Review: CPA's MARY POPPINS Flies High in Nashville
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 20, 2015

If writer P.L. Travers, the notoriously protective creator of Mary Poppins, was even half so prickly as we have been led to believe she was - thanks in large part to the screenplay for Saving Mr. Banks, the film retelling of her experiences with Walt Disney, et al, over the film adaptation of her beloved work - it's very easy to imagine how she might cringe at the thought of high school students taking on the musical theater version of her timeless story. However, if she knew in advance that it was being produced by Nashville's Christ Presbyterian Academy, under the direction of an artist as exacting as Paula Flautt, we rather think Miss Travers would be pleased -and without reservation. (more...)

SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, ANYTHING GOES, and More Lead Stages St. Louis' 29th SeasonSMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, ANYTHING GOES, and More Lead Stages St. Louis' 29th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2015

STAGES St. Louis has announced its 29th season, a celebration of diversity, friendship, and community! The 2015 season launches with the Grammy award-winning sensation SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, a rousing homage to classic rock 'n' roll, and the celebrated song catalog of Leiber and Stoller. (more...)

BWW #TBT CD Reviews: Luba Mason's COLLAGE and KRAZY LOVE are Delightfully JazzyBWW #TBT CD Reviews: Luba Mason's COLLAGE and KRAZY LOVE are Delightfully Jazzy
by David Clarke - Apr 9, 2015

I'm late to the Luba Mason party. I first took notice of her when I attended a performance of The Civilians' PRETTY FILTHY, and I was impressed by her serenely sensual alto instrument. As she is prepping to take 54 Below by storm tonight with her cabaret show MIXTURA 2, I've been acquainting myself with her albums COLLAGE and KRAZY LOVE. Both are delightfully jazzy collections sure to add some spice to your life. (more...)

TRIBES, ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, ANN and More Set for ZACH Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonTRIBES, ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, ANN and More Set for ZACH Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

ZACH Theatre is pleased to announce the 2015-16 season with reinventions of contemporary musicals, boundary-breaking plays, and holiday entertainment for those naughty and nice. (more...)

MARY POPPINS to Run 4/24-5/23 at Roxy Regional TheatreMARY POPPINS to Run 4/24-5/23 at Roxy Regional Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Casting is now complete for Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's musical MARY POPPINS, set to open on Friday, April 24. Directed and designed by Tom Thayer, with choreography by Philadelphia choreographer Jenn Rose, lighting design by Noel Rennerfeldt, flying effects by ZFX, costumes by Premiere Clothing and Debby Dowlen, hats by Blanche's Place, and sound sequencing by The MT Pit, the cast will feature local youth in the roles of Michael and Jane. Nate Miller and Kylan Ritchie will play one set of children, while Riley Jenkins and Virginia Richardson will double during the run of the show. (more...)

Disney & Cameron Mackintosh Announce New UK, Ireland Tours of Smash Hit MARY POPPINS, Oct. 13Disney & Cameron Mackintosh Announce New UK, Ireland Tours of Smash Hit MARY POPPINS, Oct. 13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce that their multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS will embark on a tour of the UK and Ireland, opening at Leicester Curve on Tuesday 13 October 2015. Initial tour schedule attached. Casting to be announced soon. (more...)

Photo Flash: RIVER SONG: THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER Premieres in GreenevillePhoto Flash: RIVER SONG: THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER Premieres in Greeneville
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2015

The latest production, 'River Song: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,' premiered to a packed house, January 23 and 24. (more...)

Cincinnati Landmark Productions Announces Two Exciting SeasonsCincinnati Landmark Productions Announces Two Exciting Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2015

Covedale Center 'Marquee Series' and Warsaw Federal Incline Theater 'District Series' present varied and exciting shows for spring 2015. (more...)

Tom Sawyer Musical RIVER SONG Will Premiere at Niswonger Performing Arts CenterTom Sawyer Musical RIVER SONG Will Premiere at Niswonger Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

'Tom Sawyer' is getting a musical makeover, with help from Academy Award-winning composer Richard M. Sherman and his late brother Robert B. Sherman ('Mary Poppins'), as well as two other Hollywood notables: Kathy Garver ('Family Affair') and Drake Light ('The Walking Dead'). (more...)

NW Children's Theater Adds One More MARY POPPINS Show, 1/4NW Children's Theater Adds One More MARY POPPINS Show, 1/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2014

It's a Jolly Holiday with Mary! The beloved classic film turned musical hit lands on the NW Children's Theater stage with a heartwarming score, spoonfuls of imagination, and a flying nanny! (more...)

DEATHTRAP at Everyman Theatre - HO HO HO...A Whodunit for the Holidays!DEATHTRAP at Everyman Theatre - HO HO HO...A Whodunit for the Holidays!
by Charles Shubow - Dec 19, 2014

Ira Levin murder mystery is packed with mayhem and macabre. (more...)

Alan Winner's THE BOY WHO LOVED BASSEY Comes to the Met Room TonightAlan Winner's THE BOY WHO LOVED BASSEY Comes to the Met Room Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

A celebration of Dame Shirley Bassey's illustrious career, THE BOY WHO LOVED BASSEY, is an unforgettable musical tribute written by Ben Cameron and Alan Winner, with musical direction by Andy Roninson, under the direction by Cameron and starring Winner. THE BOY WHO LOVED BASSEY, returns for a one night only special engagement tonight, December 18th, at 9:30 PM at the Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10010). (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS, MARY POPPINS & More Set for Millbrook Playhouse's 52nd SeasonGUYS AND DOLLS, MARY POPPINS & More Set for Millbrook Playhouse's 52nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

The Board of Directors along with Producing Artistic Director, David E. Leidholdt, have announced the 2015 Season of spectacular shows. (more...)

BWW Review: Mary Poppins at Theatre Aquarius is the Best Holiday Show of the SeasonBWW Review: Mary Poppins at Theatre Aquarius is the Best Holiday Show of the Season
by Dennis Kucherawy - Dec 11, 2014

Toronto's best holiday family show is actually in Hamilton at Theatre Aquarius. It's Disney/Cameron Mackintosh's "Mary Poppins," featuring a stellar cast of Shaw, Stratford and Charlottetown Festival vets. It also stars Broadway vets award-winning Steven Sutcliffe and Chilina Kennedy as the beloved, magical nanny. This fabulous, fun-filled production runs until Dec. 28th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- Parmount's Aurora Theatre's MARY POPPINSPhoto Flash: First Look- Parmount's Aurora Theatre's MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2014

Paramount's Aurora Theatre presents the eye-popping, song-and-dance-filled, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious production of Disney and Cameron Macintosh's Mary Poppins at the beautiful Paramount Theatre in downtown Aurora, now thru Jan. 1. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the show below! (more...)

Paramount's Aurora Theatre Presents MARY POPPINS, Thru 1/04Paramount's Aurora Theatre Presents MARY POPPINS, Thru 1/04
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2014

Here's how to celebrate the holidays in the most delightful way: take the entire family to an absolutely eye-popping, song-and-dance-filled, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious production of Disney and Cameron Macintosh's Mary Poppins at the beautiful Paramount Theatre in downtown Aurora, now thru Jan. 1. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Phoenix Theatre's MARY POPPINS Is the Resounding Sum of All Its Fabulous PartsBWW Reviews: Phoenix Theatre's MARY POPPINS Is the Resounding Sum of All Its Fabulous Parts
by Herbert Paine - Nov 24, 2014

Phoenix Theatre has rolled out the Holiday Season carpet with a Mary Poppins that will delight children of all ages and set the standard for this musical for years to come. The beauty of Michael Barnard's direction and musical staging is the seamless welding of a top-of-the-line cast and a brilliant technical crew. Trisha Hart Ditsworth is dazzling in her portrayal of the enigmatic nanny who literally descends upon the Banks household. Toby Yatso delivers a knock-your-socks-off performance as Bert, the jack-of-all-trades narrator. Lots of exceptional performances to delight one and all. (more...)

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