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Date of Birth: July 21, 1952 (64)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
Don Barnhart's Las Vegas Comedy Institute to Present STANDUP SHOWCASE 19Don Barnhart's Las Vegas Comedy Institute to Present STANDUP SHOWCASE 19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The best and funniest comedians of Las Vegas will perform in the Las Vegas Comedy Institute's 19th Standup Comedy Showcase. (more...)

Josh Blue, Brad Williams & Dan Soder Available in Comedy Works Studio this WeekJosh Blue, Brad Williams & Dan Soder Available in Comedy Works Studio this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Josh Blue, Brad Williams & Dan Soder are available in studio this week. Josh Blue available in studio Wednesday, Brad Williams available in studio Thursday, and Dan Soder available in studio Friday. (more...)

Jokesters Named Best Comedy Club In Las Vegas By Casino Player MagazineJokesters Named Best Comedy Club In Las Vegas By Casino Player Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

Jokesters Comedy Club inside the D Casino Hotel presents standup comedy the way it was meant to be: Live and uncensored each and every night at 10:30PM. Jokesters is the only full time Comedy Club in downtown Las Vegas and Casino Player Magazine named Jokesters the 'Best Comedy Club ' of Las Vegas for 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cortland Rep's LA CAGE AUX FOLLESPhoto Flash: First Look at Cortland Rep's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

For the second production in their 46th annual season of professional summer theatre, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the fabulous and flamboyant musical La Cage Aux Folles, which boasts a book by Harvey Fierstein based on the play by Jean Poiret, and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Christmas In July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals AnnouncedChristmas In July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

On Saturday, July 1, from 7 pm to 10:30 pm, Brookfield Theatre presents Christmas in July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals. This festive event treats audiences to 45-minute previews of 3 brand new holiday-themed musicals. At the end of the evening, audiences vote for their favorite and the winning show will be performed as a full-length staged reading in December. Come meet the writers, enjoy the shows, and vote for your favorite musical! (more...)

Don Barnhart Brings Hilarity To Laffs Comedy ClubDon Barnhart Brings Hilarity To Laffs Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Standup comedian Don Barnhart returns to Laffs Comedy Club in Tucson, AZ. Barnhart's comedy has been called as 'entertaining as it is thought provoking'. He has the wit and insight of a modern day George Carlin with the characterizations of Robin Williams. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cortland Rep presents a Musical Classic LA CAGE AUX FOLLESPhoto Flash: Cortland Rep presents a Musical Classic LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

For the second production in their 46th annual season of professional summer theatre, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the fabulous and flamboyant musical La Cage Aux Folles, which boasts a book by Harvey Fierstein based on the play by Jean Poiret, and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. As a playwright, Fierstein is well-known for the musical Newsies and the current Broadway production of Kinky Boots; Herman is best known as the composer of Hello Dolly and Mame. While La Cage Aux Folles is a multiple Tony-Award winning musical and one of Broadway's all time greatest hits, the story is perhaps best known as the movie The Birdcage, which starred Robin Williams and Nathan Lane.  (more...)

Filming On Disney's Live-Action ALADDIN to Get Underway This August!Filming On Disney's Live-Action ALADDIN to Get Underway This August!
by Movies News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

In a new interview with Billboard, award-winning composer and Disney mainstay Alan Menken discusses his upcoming projects for the House of Mouse, including live-action remakes of the classics, THE LITTLE MERMAID and ALADDIN.  (more...)

Rajiv Joseph's Tense, Timely Drama THE NORTH POOL Comes to Redwood CityRajiv Joseph's Tense, Timely Drama THE NORTH POOL Comes to Redwood City
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

When Khadim, a Syrian-born student in a large U.S. high school is called into the vice principal's office to discuss recent absences, he soon becomes caught in a web of lies about crimes he may (or may not) have committed. This psychological thriller is a timely look at racial, cultural, and gender profiling in America. (more...)

DYLAN BRODY'S DRIVING HOLLYWOOD Comes to New York Next Month at The PIT UndergroundDYLAN BRODY'S DRIVING HOLLYWOOD Comes to New York Next Month at The PIT Underground
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Blue Panther Productions presents award winning humorist Dylan Brody in his solo show 'Dylan Brody's Driving Hollywood' starting at The PIT Underground on July 6th running thru July 22nd. Nancy Carlin directs. (more...)

Don Barnhart Comedy Hypnosis Show Held Over for Extended RunDon Barnhart Comedy Hypnosis Show Held Over for Extended Run
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Due to the popularity of his last performance in San Antonio, Comedy Hypnotist Don Barnhart returns for an extended engagement at The Improv Comedy Club at The Rivercenter June 21st - July 2nd. (more...)

BWW Interview: DEBBIE GIBSON: An  Electric Youth to a Nuclear WomanBWW Interview: DEBBIE GIBSON: An Electric Youth to a Nuclear Woman
by David Edward Perry - Jun 7, 2017

Debbie Gibson's career is one of consistent determination in the studio and on the stage. (more...)

#TheaterKidsUnite for The Trevor Project with SPEECH & DEBATE Film#TheaterKidsUnite for The Trevor Project with SPEECH & DEBATE Film
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

To celebrate the 71st Tony Awards, Sycamore Pictures (Begin Again, The Hollars, The Way Way Back) is uniting theater kids with a social media viewing party of the hit teen comedy SPEECH & DEBATE. From Thursday, June 8 through Sunday, June 11, celebrities and fans will join in a live online conversation using the hashtag #TheaterKidsUnite. (more...)

Cyndi Lauper and NEW GIRL Writer to Adapt WORKING GIRL for BroadwayCyndi Lauper and NEW GIRL Writer to Adapt WORKING GIRL for Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Producers Fox Stage Productions and Aged In Wood Productions have announced plans to adapt the blockbuster film WORKING GIRL into a Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winner Cyndi Lauper and book by FOX TV's 'New Girl' writer and Tigers Be Still playwright Kim Rosenstock. WORKING GIRL is based upon the Twentieth Century Fox motion picture written by Kevin Wade. (more...)

BWW Interview: Gary Trainor Talks Leading SCHOOL OF ROCKBWW Interview: Gary Trainor Talks Leading SCHOOL OF ROCK
by Marianka Swain - Jun 5, 2017

Actor Gary Trainor, whose past work includes the West End productions of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, I Can't Sing and The Shawshank Redemption, has been playing the role of alternate Dewey in School of Rock since its London premiere. He's now leading the cast as Dewey. (more...)

Kat Kramer's 'Films that Change the World' Series to Continue with THE HUNTING GROUND This Weekend at UCLAKat Kramer's 'Films that Change the World' Series to Continue with THE HUNTING GROUND This Weekend at UCLA
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The searing feature documentary 'The Hunting Ground', a 2016 Oscar-nominated film about campus rape, will screen on Saturday, June 3 at UCLA's James Bridges Theatre as the ninth installment in Kat Kramer's Films That Change the World series. (more...)

Axelrod presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES with Nat ChandlerAxelrod presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES with Nat Chandler
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Speaking of 'birds of a feather,' this musical is not so much about birds, as it is about drag queens. Think Robin Williams and Nathan Lane in 'The Birdcage,' add a fabulous Broadway score by Jerry Herman (of 'Hello, Dolly!' fame), a hilarious book by Harvey Fierstein ('Kinky Boots') and a few thousand feathers and sequins, and you have 'La Cage aux Folles,' the Tony-winning musical that too rarely gets a chance on stage these days! (more...)

A 19th Century Musical Gangster Comes to the Stage in MACAIREA 19th Century Musical Gangster Comes to the Stage in MACAIRE
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Thomas G. Waites TGW ACTING STUDIO is pleased to announce the world premiere production of Thomas Waites' musical MACAIRE. Directed by Waites and musically directed by Steffani Bennett, the show will play a limited engagement at Teatro Latea (107 Suffolk St., NYC). Performances begin Tuesday, August 1 and continue through Sunday, August 13th. Opening Night is Friday, August 4 (8 p.m.). $25 tickets are available now at brownpapertickets.com. (more...)

Ninth Installment In Kat Kramer's FILMS THAT CHANGE THE WORLD Series Will Show on 6/3 at UCLA's James Bridges TheatreNinth Installment In Kat Kramer's FILMS THAT CHANGE THE WORLD Series Will Show on 6/3 at UCLA's James Bridges Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The searing feature documentary 'The Hunting Ground', a 2016 Oscar-nominated film about campus rape, will screen on Saturday June 3 at UCLA's James Bridges Theatre as the ninth installment in Kat Kramer's Films That Change the World series. (more...)

Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall to Portray Jasmine in Disney's Live-Action ALADDIN Reboot?Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall to Portray Jasmine in Disney's Live-Action ALADDIN Reboot?
by Movies News Desk - May 22, 2017

Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall is on the shortlist to play the royal role in the studio's upcoming live-action remake, to be directed by Guy Ritchie. (more...)

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