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Date Of Birth:
June 04, 1911
Date Of Death:
November 28, 1976 (65)
Birth Place:
Waterbury, CT, USA
Gender: Female
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Rosalind Russell News

Date of Birth: June 04, 1911
Date of Death: November 28, 1976 (65)
Birth Place: Waterbury, CT, USA
Gender: Female
Tilda Swinton Reaches Out to 'Bridesmaids' Screenwriter to Join AUNTIE MAME RebootTilda Swinton Reaches Out to 'Bridesmaids' Screenwriter to Join AUNTIE MAME Reboot
by Movies News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

In an all-new interview with Vanity Fair, Mumolo explains how she received an email from Swinton, praising her work on the Bridesmaids script and asking her if she would have an interest in adapting Patrick Dennis's 1955 classic novel to the big screen. (more...)

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston to Host 20th Annual QFest, 7/21-24Museum of Fine Arts, Houston to Host 20th Annual QFest, 7/21-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

From Thursday, July 21, to Sunday, July 24, Houston will host the 20th annual QFest, a LGBTQ film festival programmed by artistic director Kristian Salinas, with screenings in venues throughout the city. This year, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, screens six films examining familial bonds and connections, a recurring theme in this year's festival. Selections also include a tribute to Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, director of The Skin, an Italian war film, and The Night Porter, which follows the story of a former concentration camp victim who encounters a previous abuser. Visit www.mfah.org/qfest or www.q-fest.com for more information. (more...)

BWW Review: Hell in a Handbag's THE DIVINE SISTERBWW Review: Hell in a Handbag's THE DIVINE SISTER
by Misha Davenport - Jun 13, 2016

Chicago's camp theater troupe Hell in a Handbag scores with the premiere of Charles Busch's send up of nun films, THE DIVINE SISTER. (more...)


by Marianka Swain - Jun 9, 2016

Producer Scott Rudin has announced the staggering complete cast list for the upcoming production of The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic 1928 comedy set in the world of the Chicago newspaper business. (more...)

Breaking News: Full Starry Cast Set for THE FRONT PAGE; Holland Taylor and Robert Morse JoinBreaking News: Full Starry Cast Set for THE FRONT PAGE; Holland Taylor and Robert Morse Join
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

So many stars! Producer Scott Rudin has announced the staggering complete cast list for the upcoming production of The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic 1928 comedy set in the world of the Chicago newspaper business. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Sharon Playhouse's GYPSY, Starring Tony Winner Karen ZiembaFull Cast Announced for Sharon Playhouse's GYPSY, Starring Tony Winner Karen Ziemba
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, presents Tony Award-winner Karen Ziemba in GYPSY, with performances from June 16 through July 3 at Sharon Playhouse.  Opening Night is June 16 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Angela Lansbury & More Celebrate MAME's 50th Anniversary at Sardi'sPhoto Flash: Angela Lansbury & More Celebrate MAME's 50th Anniversary at Sardi's
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

'MAME', starring Angela Lansbury opened on Broadway 50 years ago! Last evening Thursday, May 26th, members of that company gathered for a 50th Anniversary Celebration at Sardi's. (more...)

Angela Lansbury & More Celebrate MAME's 50th Anniversary at Sardi'sAngela Lansbury & More Celebrate MAME's 50th Anniversary at Sardi's
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

'MAME', starring Angela Lansbury opened on Broadway 50 years ago! Last evening Thursday, May 26th, members of that company gathered for a 50th Anniversary Celebration at Sardi's. (more...)

Angela Lansbury & Original Cast of MAME to Celebrate Musical's 50th Anniversary at Sardi'sAngela Lansbury & Original Cast of MAME to Celebrate Musical's 50th Anniversary at Sardi's
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Mame, starring stage icon Angela Lansbury opened on Broadway 50 years ago this year - and in celebration, members of the company, including Lansbury, will gather for a 50th Anniversary Celebration at Sardi's on May 26. Other cast appearances have yet to be confirmed. (more...)

It's Her Turn! Barbra Streisand's GYPSY Movie Finally Moving Forward with New HelmerIt's Her Turn! Barbra Streisand's GYPSY Movie Finally Moving Forward with New Helmer
by Jessica Khan - Apr 11, 2016

Barbra Streisand will finally be singing 'Rose's Turn' now that her long-in-the-wings GYPSY film has found a director in RAIN MAN Oscar-winner Barry Levinson (who also wrote the book for Sheryl Crow's musical DINER). (more...)

BWW Cabaret Conversation: 2016 MAC Award Winner MEG FLATHER Is Always Looking For the Lessons In An Unconventional CareerBWW Cabaret Conversation: 2016 MAC Award Winner MEG FLATHER Is Always Looking For the Lessons In An Unconventional Career
by Remy Block - Mar 30, 2016

In her latest intimate and in-depth conversation with a New York cabaret star, BWW reviewer/writer Remy Block learns more about veteran singer/performer Meg Flather, who has just won a 2016 MAC Award for Best Original Song and is currently performing a critically acclaimed show PORTRAITS at Don't Tell Mama. (more...)

Gulfshore Opera to Present Donizetti's ELIXIR OF LOVEGulfshore Opera to Present Donizetti's ELIXIR OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Gulfshore Opera will present Gaetano Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore (Elixir of Love) for two performances at venues in Charlotte and Collier counties, on April 15 and 21. Steffanie Pearce, Founder and General Director, has created a show that includes both celebrated and up and coming artists from around the world, the Gulfshore Opera Orchestra and Chorus, and a collaboration with Gulfshore Ballet, a local ballet school. (more...)

BWW Review: SUTTON FOSTER Sparkles in Performance with the Baltimore SymphonyBWW Review: SUTTON FOSTER Sparkles in Performance with the Baltimore Symphony
by Charles Shubow - Feb 23, 2016

Principal Baltimore Symphony Pops Conductor Jack Everly presents top notch entertainment. (more...)

In The Wings Productions Presents GYPSY at Snug Harbor Music HallIn The Wings Productions Presents GYPSY at Snug Harbor Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

In The Wings Productions, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tanya Glassman and Executive Producer Adam Glassman, presents the great American musical GYPSY, with performances from November 12-15 at the historic Snug Harbor Music Hall. (more...)

Barbra Streisand's GYPSY Will Not Move Forward at Universal PicturesBarbra Streisand's GYPSY Will Not Move Forward at Universal Pictures
by TV News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

As theater fans eagerly await the much talked about movie adaptation of GYPSY, starring Barbra Streisand in the iconic role of Mamma Rose, the project has suffered another setback, according to Deadline. (more...)

John Travolta to Play 'Herbie' Opposite Lady Gaga as 'Louise' in Barbra Streisand's GYPSY Movie?John Travolta to Play 'Herbie' Opposite Lady Gaga as 'Louise' in Barbra Streisand's GYPSY Movie?
by Jessica Khan - Oct 1, 2015

Casting for Barbra Streisand's new GYPSY film is starting to move beyond rumors and clandestine meetings. (more...)

Barbra Streisand's GYPSY Movie 'Very Close' to Getting Green Light?Barbra Streisand's GYPSY Movie 'Very Close' to Getting Green Light?
by Jessica Khan - Sep 1, 2015

Is it finally Rose's turn? Stage and screen legend Barbra Streisand's husband, actor James Brolin, just spoke to Extra about the likelihood of his wife's film remake of GYPSY getting the go-ahead. (more...)

John Guare's Revised HIS GIRL FRIDAY Opens at Barrington Stage TonightJohn Guare's Revised HIS GIRL FRIDAY Opens at Barrington Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presents the American screwball comedy His Girl Friday, John Guare's adaptation of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's original play The Front Page and the screen version His Girl Friday, now through August 30 at Barrington Stage's Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. Opening night is tonight, August 12 at 7pm. (more...)

John Guare's Revised HIS GIRL FRIDAY Begins Tonight at Barrington StageJohn Guare's Revised HIS GIRL FRIDAY Begins Tonight at Barrington Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presents the American screwball comedy His Girl Friday, John Guare's adaptation of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's original play The Front Page and the screen version His Girl Friday, from tonight, August 6, through August 30 at Barrington Stage's Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. Opening night is Wednesday, August 12 at 7pm. (more...)

SOUND OFF Special Edition: 10 Classic Roles Ready For Gender-BendingSOUND OFF Special Edition: 10 Classic Roles Ready For Gender-Bending
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 29, 2015

Lines are blurring. Gender-bending is seemingly everywhere these days, from high fashion ads to news coverage to I AM CAIT, Queen Latifah as The Wiz and beyond. Furthermore, one of the most provocative and popular stories of last week was the news of a Canadian regional production of A CHORUS LINE casting a male actor in the leading role of Cassie, renamed Casey. With the additional angle of Broadway currently being abuzz with the appearance of stage and screen star Taye Diggs stepping into the iconic high heels of the titular character in the recently multi-Tony Award-winning musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH - itself centered on a transsexual character - it seems as though now would be the ideal time to consider some other musical theatre mainstays and how they could be re-purposed and refreshed with a gender-bended twist. Although certain roles seems tailor-made to such treatment, it is illuminating to consider the rich possibilities that could potentially be afforded in the experience of witnessing the right performer of perhaps the perceivably wrong sex tackling a role normally associated with the opposite gender. Who knows, maybe a female Phantom or a make Elphaba are not that wildly spurious or far-fetched to consider given the compelling performances that have been given by unlikely actors in roles traditionally portrayed in a certain way. Theatre is nothing without reinvention and these are my top 10 picks for musicals I would like to see taken on with fresh eyes and a new outlook. (more...)

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