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Date of Birth: August 01, 1965 (51)
Birth Place: ENGLAND
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THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WARS OF THE ROSES Premieres on THIRTEEN, 12/11THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WARS OF THE ROSES Premieres on THIRTEEN, 12/11
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WARS OF THE ROSES is a lavish three-part follow-up to the BAFTA winning The Hollow Crown, which aired in 2013 on THIRTEEN's Great Performances. (more...)

The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again!The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again!
by Jeffrey Kare - Dec 7, 2016

Tonight, America shall be introduced to the fourth incarnation of Hairspray. The first was the 1988 original film, the second was the 2002 Broadway musical, the third was its 2007 film adaptation, and now the 2016 live television production on NBC. Hairspray takes place in Baltimore, Maryland in the year 1962, where we meet a plump teenage girl named Tracy Turnblad, whose lifelong dream is to dance on the local TV dance program known as The Crony Collins Show. When Tracy wins a role on the show and becomes an overnight sensation, she luanches a campaign to intergrate the show. As a Welcome to the 60's, let's go back to beginning to learn the history of the property itself. (more...)

BWW Review: Applause, But No Standing Ovation for CABARET at Blank Canvas - But Big Time Accolades of Alan Cumming in ConcertBWW Review: Applause, But No Standing Ovation for CABARET at Blank Canvas - But Big Time Accolades of Alan Cumming in Concert
by Roy Berko - Dec 6, 2016

Cabaret. It's 1931 in Germany, a country of unrest. We find ourselves at the Kit Kat Klub, a seedy cabaret, a place of decadence and emotional abandonment. Hanging over the entire scene is the aura of the growth of the Nazi party and the impending reign of terror. (more...)

KINGDOM COME World Premiere Enters Final Weeks Off-BroadwayKINGDOM COME World Premiere Enters Final Weeks Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude the world-premiere production of Jenny Rachel Weiner's Kingdom Come, directed by Kip Fagan, on Sunday, December 18. The cast features Crystal Finn (Layne), Carmen M. Herlihy (Samantha Carlin), Alex Hernandez (Dominick Aquendo), Socorro Santiago (Delores Aquendo) and Stephanie Styles (Suz) as part of Roundabout's 50th Anniversary season. (more...)

Mike Bartlett's LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Enters Final Weeks at RoundaboutMike Bartlett's LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Enters Final Weeks at Roundabout
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude its critically acclaimed production of Mike Bartlett's new play Love, Love Love, on Sunday, December 18. (more...)

Tonight! Artist Talk with Italian Playwright Stefano Massini About The Lehman Trilogy at The Martin E. Segal Theatre CenterTonight! Artist Talk with Italian Playwright Stefano Massini About The Lehman Trilogy at The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Italian Playwrights Project presents Something about the Lehmans, a conversation with playwright Stefano Massini about his work as well as the role of the Piccolo Teatro di Milano and contemporary theatre in Europe on Monday, December 5th at 6:30 pm. (more...)

Last Chance to See THE DRESSER by Ronald Harwood at the Duke of York's TheatreLast Chance to See THE DRESSER by Ronald Harwood at the Duke of York's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Audiences have only six weeks left to see the critically acclaimed West End production of Sir Ronald Harwood's The Dresser which brings together a multi award-winning cast and creative team in a five-star revival. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Soon for Shea's Buffalo Theatre's 2016-17 Season with LITTLE MERMAID and MoreTickets on Sale Soon for Shea's Buffalo Theatre's 2016-17 Season with LITTLE MERMAID and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Shea's Buffalo Theatre has announced its 2016-17 lineup. Gift certificates are on sale now. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Fred Ebb Foundation Donates Over $1.6 Million to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AidsFred Ebb Foundation Donates Over $1.6 Million to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Fred Ebb Foundation has announced that its 2016 donation to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS will total $1.675 million dollars, bringing the foundation's total contribution to BC/EFA to $13.325 million since it began 12 years ago. The foundation, which is funded by royalties from the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb's vast catalogue of work, makes an annual donation to BC/EFA. (more...)

Italian Playwrights Project Stefano Massini's SOMETHING ABOUT THE LEHMANS at Segal CenterItalian Playwrights Project Stefano Massini's SOMETHING ABOUT THE LEHMANS at Segal Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Something About The Lehmans by Italian playwright Stefano Massini tells the story of the historic rise and fall of the Lehman Brothers investment house. (more...)

12th Annual Fred Ebb Award Presented Tonight to Thomas Mizer & Curtis Moore12th Annual Fred Ebb Award Presented Tonight to Thomas Mizer & Curtis Moore
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell S. Bernard, Trustee) in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) will present the twelfth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore, tonight from 6-8pm at a by-invitation-only ceremony in the Penthouse Lounge of The American Airlines Theater. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be presented by Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley. (more...)

Maxine Peake, Gemma Jones and Martha Goober to Perform in The Old Vic's Inaugural ONE VOICE EventMaxine Peake, Gemma Jones and Martha Goober to Perform in The Old Vic's Inaugural ONE VOICE Event
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

The Old Vic today announces the full programme for the inaugural One Voice performance on Saturday 26 November. (more...)

Adrian Scarborough and Gawn Grainger Join DON JUAN IN SOHOAdrian Scarborough and Gawn Grainger Join DON JUAN IN SOHO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

David Tennant, who plays the title role in Patrick Marber's Don Juan in Soho, will be joined by Adrian Scarborough as Stan and Gawn Grainger as Louis. (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch & More Star in THE HOLLOW CROWN on PBS's Great PerformancesBenedict Cumberbatch & More Star in THE HOLLOW CROWN on PBS's Great Performances
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses is a lavish three-part follow-up to the BAFTA winning The Hollow Crown, which aired in 2013 on THIRTEEN's Great Performances. (more...)

ELF THE MUSICAL to Skip Into Schuster Center This MonthELF THE MUSICAL to Skip Into Schuster Center This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Victoria Theatre Association along with NETworks Presentations, LLC, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures and Unique Features, bring the Broadway musical ELF to the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center Nov. 22-27, as part of the Projects Unlimited Star Attractions. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 11/06/2016Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/06/2016 for Charlotte (more...)

ELF THE MUSICAL Spreads Christmas Cheer on 2016 Holiday Tour, Kicking Off TodayELF THE MUSICAL Spreads Christmas Cheer on 2016 Holiday Tour, Kicking Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

ETworks Presentations, LLC and WarnerBros. Theatre Ventures are thrilled to announce that the Broadway musical ELF will perform across the country once again this holiday season beginning this month. (more...)

Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman Talk NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, BOMBSHELL & More!Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman Talk NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, BOMBSHELL & More!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 3, 2016

Today, BWW participated in a media conference call with HAIRSPRAY composer/co-lyricist Marc Shaiman and co-lyricist Scott Wittman who answered questions and shared the latest developments on NBC's highly anticipated broadcast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE! (more...)

Leonardo DiCaprio and Fisher Stevens to Be Honored With the 'Hollywood Documentary Award' for Their Film 'Before the Flood' at the 20th Annual 'Hollywood Film AwardsLeonardo DiCaprio and Fisher Stevens to Be Honored With the 'Hollywood Documentary Award' for Their Film 'Before the Flood' at the 20th Annual 'Hollywood Film Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

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KINGDOM COME Officially Logs On Tonight at Roundabout UndergroundKINGDOM COME Officially Logs On Tonight at Roundabout Underground
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Kingdom Come by Jenny Rachel Weiner, the first new play of Roundabout Underground's newly expanded 2016-2017 season officially opens tonight, November 2, 2016 at the Black Box Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). (more...)

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