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Date of Birth: July 21, 1952 (65)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
Ivoryton Playhouse to Stage I'M CONNECTICUT, 6/5-23Ivoryton Playhouse to Stage I'M CONNECTICUT, 6/5-23
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2013

A brand new play from one of the writers of The Simpsons, I'm Connecticut - opening at the Ivoryton Playhouse on June 5th - is a wacky, fast-paced, sweet, romantic comedy about Marc, a Connecticut native who struggles with relationships and feelings of inadequacy - why? Because he comes from Connecticut - land of steady habits, sanity and politeness. A must-see comedy for anybody from the Nutmeg State! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Oprah Winfrey Featured in Trailer for THE BUTLERVIDEO: First Look - Oprah Winfrey Featured in Trailer for THE BUTLER
by Movies News Desk - May 8, 2013

The trailer for Lee Daniels' historical drama, THE BUTLER has just been released. The film, staring Oscar winner Oprah Winfrey, gives an inside look at life inside the White House from a distinctly African-American point of view-before the Obama administration came to office. Get a first look below! (more...)

LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURN Comes to Cannes FestivalLEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURN Comes to Cannes Festival
by Movies News Desk - May 7, 2013

Ashok Amritraj's Hyde Park International (HPI) announced today that the company has picked-up international rights to directors Will Finn and Daniel St. Pierre's 3D animated family adventure film LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURN starring Lea Michele, Martin Short, Dan Aykroyd, Jim Belushi and Kelsey Grammer. (more...)

Hyde Park International Acquires International Rights to LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURNHyde Park International Acquires International Rights to LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURN
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013

Ashok Amritraj's Hyde Park International (HPI) announced today that the company has picked-up international rights to directors Will Finn and Daniel St. Pierre's 3D animated family adventure film LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURN starring Lea Michele, Martin Short, Dan Aykroyd, Jim Belushi and Kelsey Grammer. The film is from a script by Adam Balsam and Randi Barnes, based on the series of books by Roger Stanton Baum. Bonne Radford is producing alongside Ryan Carroll and Roland Carroll of Summertime Entertainment. (more...)

DeNiro, Cooper & More Set for INSIDE THE ACTOR'S STUDIO Special, 5/29DeNiro, Cooper & More Set for INSIDE THE ACTOR'S STUDIO Special, 5/29
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2013

Bravo Media's Emmy-nominated series 'Inside the Actors Studio,' hosted by James Lipton, reaches a milestone of 250 episodes with a two-hour event on Wednesday, May 29th at 7p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Kicks Off Tonight at Lakewood TheatreLA CAGE AUX FOLLES Kicks Off Tonight at Lakewood Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2013

The critically acclaimed La Cage aux Folles by Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman opens at Lakewood Theatre Company tonight, May 3, 2013 with performances continuing through June 9, 2013. (more...)

Tom Simmons to Headline Aurora Theatre Funny Fridays, 5/17-18Tom Simmons to Headline Aurora Theatre Funny Fridays, 5/17-18
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2013

Aurora Theatre Funny Fridays continues club comedy performances on the square in downtown Lawrenceville with nationally renowned comedian Tom Simmons. He is the 2009 San Francisco Comedy Competition Winner, an event which launched the careers of talents like Robin Williams and Ellen DeGeneres. Opening is host of Aurora Theatre Funny Fridays, comedienne Debra Cole, an Atlanta favorite. See them both on May 17 and 18, with shows at 7:15 & 9:15 PM. This season Aurora Theatre expanded the Funny Fridays schedule with the introduction of Funny Fridays: Saturday Edition. This is a comedy event not to be missed by anyone who appreciates live stand-up. (more...)

Lakewood Theatre Company's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, Opening TodayLakewood Theatre Company's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, Opening Today
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2013

The critically acclaimed La Cage aux Folles by Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman opens at Lakewood Theatre Company on May 3, 2013 with performances continuing through June 9, 2013. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com Cabaret Writer Stephen Hanks Presents 'Stephen's Angels' at Iridium Jazz Club, 5/14BroadwayWorld.com Cabaret Writer Stephen Hanks Presents 'Stephen's Angels' at Iridium Jazz Club, 5/14
by Stephen Hanks - Apr 29, 2013

Stephen Hanks, BroadwayWorld.com Cabaret Columnist has produced and will host Stephen's Angels, a cabaret variety show presented by ScoBar Entertainment and slated for the Iridium Jazz Club on May 14 at 10pm. Stephen's Angels will introduce audiences to six 'smart, sassy, sexy young women, whose singing is sublime.' Five of the six ladies are currently preparing summer or fall cabaret shows for the Metropolitan Room, and one will be launching a CD release show at the Laurie Beechman Theater in June. (more...)

Mat Maneri Trio to Play Cornelia Street Cafe, TodayMat Maneri Trio to Play Cornelia Street Cafe, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

Cornelia Street Cafe presents the Mat Maneri Trio featuring Mat Maneri, viola, Ed Schuller, bass and Randy Peterson, drums. This concert will be the 20 year anniversary of this contrapuntal trio who will be playing a collection of music from their past 3 recordings as well as new material. The trio have worked together over the years to try and push the boundaries of what a jazz trio can be, incorporating fresh ways of interpreting modern classical, swing and other forms of music. (more...)

Sammy Obeid's 1,000 COMEDY SHOWS in 1,000 Consecutive Days to Visit HawaiiSammy Obeid's 1,000 COMEDY SHOWS in 1,000 Consecutive Days to Visit Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

Mars Comedy and Comedy Hawaii presents one out of “Sammy Obeid's 1,000 Comedy Shows” at Hush Lounge in Waikiki this Saturday, April 27th at 8:00 PM. Located in the Hawaiian Monarch Hotel on 444 Niu Street. Also in the show are Hawaii based comedians James Mane, Michael C Hall, Chad Wago, Robert Moxley, and your host Anthony Nigrelli. Entry is $10 at the door and the event is 21 and over. (more...)

William H. Macy to Narrate Bio Channel Documentary CITIZEN HEARST, TodayWilliam H. Macy to Narrate Bio Channel Documentary CITIZEN HEARST, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

BIO. presents CITIZEN HEARST, a new documentary exploring the story of William Randolph Hearst and one of America's best-known companies. The compelling and dramatic story premieres Today, April 23at 8PM ET. (more...)

William H. Macy to Narrate New Documentary CITIZEN HEARST on BIO., TodayWilliam H. Macy to Narrate New Documentary CITIZEN HEARST on BIO., Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

BIO. presents Citizen Hearst, a new documentary exploring the story of William Randolph Hearst and one of America's best-known companies. The compelling and dramatic story premieres Today, April 23 at 8PM ET. (more...)

William H. Macy Narrates New Documentary CITIZEN HEARST on BIO TonightWilliam H. Macy Narrates New Documentary CITIZEN HEARST on BIO Tonight
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

BIO. presents Citizen Hearst, a new documentary exploring the story of William Randolph Hearst and one of America's best-known companies. The compelling and dramatic story premieres tonight, April 23 at 8PM ET. (more...)

Lakewood Theatre Company's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, Opening 5/3Lakewood Theatre Company's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, Opening 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

The critically acclaimed La Cage aux Folles by Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman opens at Lakewood Theatre Company on May 3, 2013 with performances continuing through June 9, 2013. (more...)

Dana Carvey Comes to Easton, 5/2Dana Carvey Comes to Easton, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2013

Dana Carvey is best known for his Saturday Night Live characters the Church Lady; Hans, of the Hans and Franz body building duo; Garth, Wayne Campbell's (Mike Myers) "Excellent Co-Host" on the immensely popular sketch "Wayne's World," and Weekend Updates Grumpy Old Man. In addition to these characters, Dana has received widespread praise for his uncanny comedic impersonations of such political figures as Ex- President George Bush, H. Ross Perot, Jerry Brown, David Duke and Bob Dole. (more...)

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES to Kick Off 5/3 at Lakewood TheatreLA CAGE AUX FOLLES to Kick Off 5/3 at Lakewood Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2013

The critically acclaimed La Cage aux Folles by Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman opens at Lakewood Theatre Company on May 3, 2013 with performances continuing through June 9, 2013. (more...)

The Recording Academy Remembers Comedian Jonathan WintersThe Recording Academy Remembers Comedian Jonathan Winters
by Movies News Desk - Apr 13, 2013

Comedian Jonathan Winters passed away of natural causes at his Montecito, California home at 6:45 p.m. PDT on April 11, 2013, surrounded by family and friends. The Recording Academy's President and CEO Neil Portnow has released the following statement about his passing. (more...)

Comedian Jonathan Winters Dies at Age 87Comedian Jonathan Winters Dies at Age 87
by Movies News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

Comedian Jonathan Winters has passed away of natural causes at his Montecito, California home at 6:45 p.m. PDT on April 11, 2013, surrounded by family and friends. (more...)

Comedian Jonathan Winters Dies at Age 87Comedian Jonathan Winters Dies at Age 87
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

Comedian Jonathan Winters has passed away of natural causes at his Montecito, California home at 6:45 p.m. PDT on April 11, 2013, surrounded by family and friends. (more...)

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