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Date Of Birth:
July 21, 1952 (62)
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL, USA
Gender:
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@robinwilliams - 7/31/14 07:35pm #tbt and Happy Birthday to Ms. Zelda Rae Williams! Quarter of a century old today but always my… http://t.co/qlsWIu429e


@robinwilliams - 7/30/14 02:34pm First look at the new "Night at the Museum Secret of the Tomb" I hope you enjoy it! http://t.co/J19NeYYvsd


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John Oliver, Bruce Springsteen & More to Perform at 8th Annual Stand Up for Heroes This NovemberJohn Oliver, Bruce Springsteen & More to Perform at 8th Annual Stand Up for Heroes This November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Stand Up for Heroes, New York's most impactful night of comedy and music, returns to the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m. (more...)

STG Presents DAME EDNA'S GLORIOUS GOODBYE - THE FAREWELL TOUR, JanuarySTG Presents DAME EDNA'S GLORIOUS GOODBYE - THE FAREWELL TOUR, January
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

In a side-splitting, historic finale, Dame Edna Everage (Barry Humphries) is capping a spectacular career spanning 50 years of bravura showmanship in this farewell celebratory show at the Moore Theatre, January 15-18, 2015. Dame Edna's Glorious Goodbye - The Farewell Tour will give audiences the chance to bid farewell to the incomparable Dame Edna, arguably Australia's greatest entertainment export. Tickets are on sale now! (more...)

Jay Sullivan, Jeffrey Bean and James Black to Lead DRACULA at the Alley Theatre This FallJay Sullivan, Jeffrey Bean and James Black to Lead DRACULA at the Alley Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Dracula, the Original Vampire Play, the second production in the 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season. Featuring iconic costume and set designs by Edward Gorey, the Alley's production is based on the original 1927 adaptation of the classic thriller that marvelously balances the menace of the horror tale with sophisticated satire. (more...)

'Aladdín' y 'El Rey León' abren la nueva temporada de Phenomena Experience'Aladdín' y 'El Rey León' abren la nueva temporada de Phenomena Experience
by Siscu Valenzuela - Sep 16, 2014

Los dos miticos titulos de Disney con musica de Elton John y Alan Menken podran verse en Barcelona y Madrid. (more...)

Brian Copeland to Bring NOT A GENUINE BLACK MAN & THE WAITING PERIOD Back to The MarshBrian Copeland to Bring NOT A GENUINE BLACK MAN & THE WAITING PERIOD Back to The Marsh
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The Marsh presents the return of award-winning performer Brian Copeland in two of his acclaimed solo pieces: NOT A GENUINE BLACK MAN returns to The Marsh for a 10th anniversary revival performed in rep with THE WAITING PERIOD, Copeland's acclaimed, unflinching look at depression. Says Copeland, 'With the devastating loss of Robin Williams, I hope we can now finally start a national dialogue about this largely misunderstood disease.' Performances of THE WAITING PERIOD will honor the families of those who have lost loved ones to depression. Both shows, featuring humorous, poignant, and riveting insights, are written by Brian Copeland and directed by David Ford. Performances will take place Thursdays and Fridays at 8pm and Saturdays at 5pm at The Marsh San Francisco, 1062 Valencia Street. For tickets (individual shows: $30-$40, reserved: $60-$100), the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call 415-282-3055. (more...)

VIDEO: Billy Crystal Talks Emmy Tribute to Robin Williams: 'It's the Hardest Thing I've Ever Had to Do'VIDEO: Billy Crystal Talks Emmy Tribute to Robin Williams: 'It's the Hardest Thing I've Ever Had to Do'
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Billy Crystal sat down with TODAY's Matt Lauer for an exclusive interview this morning and revealed that paying tribute to his longtime friend Robin Williams at this year's Emmy Awards was one of the most difficult things he ever had to do. (more...)

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Performs Tribute to Joan Rivers on Season Premiere of THE VIEWVIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Performs Tribute to Joan Rivers on Season Premiere of THE VIEW
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth paid tribute to late comic Joan Rivers with a performance of 'Borrowed Angels,' on today's season premiere of ABC's THE VIEW. Check out the moving appearance below! (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Performs Tribute to Joan Rivers on Season Premiere of THE VIEWKristin Chenoweth Performs Tribute to Joan Rivers on Season Premiere of THE VIEW
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth paid tribute to late comic Joan Rivers with a performance of 'Borrowed Angels,' on today's season premiere of ABC's THE VIEW. (more...)

VIDEO: ELLEN Pays Tribute to Comedy Legends Robin Williams, Joan RiversVIDEO: ELLEN Pays Tribute to Comedy Legends Robin Williams, Joan Rivers
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

On the premiere week of her talk show ELLEN, host Ellen DeGenerees shared her feelings on pioneer Joan Rivers, and a montage of memories of the incomparable Robin Williams. (more...)

InDepth InterView: Bruce Cohen On UPRISING OF LOVE Charity Event, PUSHING DAISIES: THE MUSICAL, Upcoming Projects & MoreInDepth InterView: Bruce Cohen On UPRISING OF LOVE Charity Event, PUSHING DAISIES: THE MUSICAL, Upcoming Projects & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 15, 2014

Today we are talking to an Academy Award-winning producer all about his sensational career trajectory thus far as we look ahead to next week's LGBT awareness-raising charity event UPRISING OF LOVE, the talented Bruce Cohen. Discussing his friendship with noted composer and UPRISING OF LOVE co-producer Stephen Schwartz, Cohen details what audiences can expect from the star-studded evening of information and entertainment, scripted by none other than Cohen's Oscar-winning MILK collaborator Dustin Lance Black. Furthermore, Cohen outlines how he first became involved with the UPRISING OF LOVE movement at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Additionally, Cohen shares his enthusiasm for the impressive slate of performers scheduled to take the stage of the Gershwin Theater, home of WICKED, for the one-night-only experience - including recording icon Sting, Broadway legend Patti LuPone, recent Tony Award winner Billy Porter, plus the casts of WICKED, I AM HARVEY MILK and more. Plus, Cohen also teases preliminary prospective plans to pursue a stage iteration of TV cult hit PUSHING DAISIES with creator Bryan Fuller, shares memories of working with Steven Spielberg on a number of projects, as well as reflects on producing last season's BIG FISH on Broadway, as well as comments on his Oscar-winning work on AMERICAN BEAUTY, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, upcoming projects and much more! (more...)

Julesworks Presents 30th Edition of JULESWORKS FOLLIES, 9/29Julesworks Presents 30th Edition of JULESWORKS FOLLIES, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

Julesworks presents edition thirty of Santa Fe's Monthly Variety Show, The Julesworks Follies, on September 29th at 7 pm. Our show continues at the Jean Cocteau Cinema at 418 Montezuma. (more...)

Maui Comedy Festival Partners with American Foundation for Suicide PreventionMaui Comedy Festival Partners with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The Maui Comedy Festival has announced that it has partnered with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. In addition to donating a portion of all event proceeds to the AFSP, the Festival hopes to provide a new platform for continuing the dialog surrounding suicide and depression. (more...)

Marin Mazzie Joins 'GETTING TO KNOW YOU' Benefit at Bucks County Playhouse This MonthMarin Mazzie Joins 'GETTING TO KNOW YOU' Benefit at Bucks County Playhouse This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse Producers Robyn Goodman and Alexander Fraser are thrilled to welcome the addition of Broadway's beloved Marin Mazzie to the cast of GETTING TO KNOW YOU: An Enchanted Evening of Oscar Hammerstein II, the Saturday night benefit concert of the inaugural Oscar Hammerstein Festival. (more...)

Comedy Legend Pauly Shore Launches New Website & PodcastComedy Legend Pauly Shore Launches New Website & Podcast
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

The Weasel is back with a vengeance. Comedy legend Pauly Shore launched his new website today, www.PaulyShore.com, a highly stylized, modern portal into the latest exciting events going on in Shore's orbit - and these events are many! (more...)

Michigan F.A.S.H. FEST Celebrates Fashion, Art And Sound, 9/12Michigan F.A.S.H. FEST Celebrates Fashion, Art And Sound, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

DETROIT, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Michigan F.A.S.H. FEST LLC's anticipated go-to event comes to Detroit for the 3 rd year on September 12. The two-day event kicks off with the Runway Industry Showcase/Gala from 8-11 p.m. at the Skillman Branch Detroit Public Library, 121 Gratiot and continues with the Free Fine Art Festival on September 13, noon-11 p.m., taking over Farmer Street. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center to Host Evening with Ethan Hawke, 9/30Film Society of Lincoln Center to Host Evening with Ethan Hawke, 9/30
by Movies News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center will host Ethan Hawke on September 30 and Richard Gere on October 8 as guests of honor for “An Evening With…” at the 52nd New York Film Festival. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/9/14 - Keke and Sherri Join CINDERELLA, THE COUNTRY HOUSE Begins and More!WAKE UP with BWW 9/9/14 - Keke and Sherri Join CINDERELLA, THE COUNTRY HOUSE Begins and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 9, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Keke Palmer steps into CINDERELLA's glass slippers tonight, THE COUNTRY HOUSE begins previews, a whole slew of off-Broadway shows begin performances, Jujamcyn Theaters dim their lights to honor Joan Rivers and more! (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present A BRONX TALE with Chazz Palminteri, 11/23Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present A BRONX TALE with Chazz Palminteri, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season with Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, who brings his acclaimed one-man play, A Bronx Tale, to Brooklyn on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 3pm. Tickets for this one-night-only event are $30-$40 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the Brooklyn Center box office at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

Fran Drescher Ties the Knot in Intimate Weekend Ceremony!Fran Drescher Ties the Knot in Intimate Weekend Ceremony!
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Fran Drescher, who recently made her Broadway debut as Cinderella's stepmother Madame in RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN's CINDERELLA, wed Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai at the couple's beach home over the weekend. (more...)

Exclusive BARBRA STREISAND Radio Channel to Launch on SiriusXM, 9/12Exclusive BARBRA STREISAND Radio Channel to Launch on SiriusXM, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

SiriusXM announced today that it will launch The Barbra Streisand Channel, an exclusive channel featuring the works of Grammy, Oscar, Emmy and Tony award-winning artist Barbra Streisand. (more...)

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